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CS/CS/SB 96: Child Welfare

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Book ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Brodeur

Child Welfare; Transferring existing provisions relating to the central abuse hotline of the Department of Children and Families; providing criminal, civil, and administrative immunity to child protective investigators who report known or suspected animal cruelty; authorizing offices of criminal conflict and civil regional counsel to establish a multidisciplinary legal representation model program to serve parents of children in the dependency system; requiring the department to make available specified training for caregivers on the life skills necessary for children in out-of-home care; revising prohibitions relating to sexual conduct and sexual contact with an animal, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2021
Last Action: 4/1/2021 House - In Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/23/2021 Senate • Filed
2/24/2021 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 45
2/25/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/02/21, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 45
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 191
3/3/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/5/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations
3/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/11/21, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building
3/10/2021 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 227
3/11/2021 Senate • Favorable by Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 247
3/12/2021 Senate • Now in Rules
3/18/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/18/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
3/22/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/25/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/25/2021 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 325
3/29/2021 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/01/21 -SJ 341
3/30/2021 Senate • CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 326
4/1/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 337
• Read 3rd time -SJ 337
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 337, 338
• Immediately certified -SJ 341
4/1/2021 House • In Messages