SB 7000: Reporting Abuse, Abandonment, and Neglect
GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Reporting Abuse, Abandonment, and Neglect; Relocating existing provisions relating to the central abuse hotline of the Department of Children and Families; revising when a person is required to report to the central abuse hotline; providing penalties for the failure to report known or suspected child abuse, abandonment, or neglect; providing responsibilities for child protective investigators relating to animal abuse and neglect; requiring the Education Practices Commission to suspend the educator certificate of certain personnel and administrators for failing to report known or suspected child abuse, etc.
- Education (ED)
- Rules (RC)
Date Chamber Action 10/14/2019 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 10/22/19, 11:00 am, 301 Senate Building
10/22/2019 Senate • Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
11/18/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Rules -SJ 119
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 119
1/29/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 02/03/20, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/3/2020 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 229
• Now in Rules
2/14/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/19/20, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building
2/19/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 325
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/3/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/05/20 -SJ 461
3/5/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 447
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/6/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 513
• Passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 514
3/6/2020 House • In Messages
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages
SB 7000, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/22/2019 at 3:13 PM
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF Analyses: Education (Pre-Meeting) 1/31/2020 (pdf)
Education (Post-Meeting) 2/3/2020 (pdf)
Rules (Pre-Meeting) 2/18/2020 (pdf)
Rules (Post-Meeting) 2/19/2020 (pdf)
Committee Votes (2)
Date Committee Result 2/3/2020 1:30 PM Education 6 Yeas - 0 Nays 2/19/2020 10:00 AM Rules 16 Yeas - 0 Nays
Floor Votes (1)
Date Chamber Result 3/6/2020 5:09 PM Senate 38 Yeas - 0 Nays
Citations - Statutes (22)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 39.01 Definitions. Page 3 (pdf) 39.101 Page 6 (pdf) 39.201 Mandatory reports of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect; mandatory reports of death; central abuse hotline. Page 10 (pdf) 39.202 Confidentiality of reports and records in cases of child abuse or neglect. Page 48 (pdf) 39.205 Penalties relating to reporting of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect. Page 18 (pdf) 39.208 Page 21 (pdf) 39.301 Initiation of protective investigations. Page 49 (pdf) 39.302 Protective investigations of institutional child abuse, abandonment, or neglect. Page 24 (pdf) 39.307 Reports of child-on-child sexual abuse. Page 44 (pdf) 39.521 Disposition hearings; powers of disposition. Page 49 (pdf) 39.6012 Case plan tasks; services. Page 52 (pdf) 322.09 Application of minors; responsibility for negligence or misconduct of minor. Page 52 (pdf) 394.495 Child and adolescent mental health system of care; programs and services. Page 53 (pdf) 627.746 Coverage for minors who have a learner’s driver license; additional premium prohibited. Page 53 (pdf) 828.126 Sexual activities involving animals. Page 27 (pdf) 828.27 Local animal control or cruelty ordinances; penalty. Page 29 (pdf) 921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 30 (pdf) 934.03 Interception and disclosure of wire, oral, or electronic communications prohibited. Page 53 (pdf) 934.255 Subpoenas in investigations of sexual offenses. Page 54 (pdf) 960.065 Eligibility for awards. Page 55 (pdf) 1006.061 Child abuse, abandonment, and neglect policy. Page 39 (pdf) 1012.795 Education Practices Commission; authority to discipline. Page 41 (pdf)
SPB 7000, Proposed Bill Posted 10/14/2019 at 5:15 PM
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF Analyses: Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 10/21/2019 (pdf)
Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Post-Meeting) 10/24/2019 (pdf)
Committee Votes (1)
Date Committee Result 10/22/2019 11:00 AM Children, Families, and Elder Affairs 6 Yeas - 0 Nays
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