HB 217: Rights of Children
GENERAL BILL by Rayner-Goolsby ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Chambliss
Rights of Children; Creates "Children's Bill of Rights Act"; provides definitions, rights of children, & protections of such rights; revises name of children's commission; revises provisions relating membership and duties of commission; provides for staff appointments, information gathering, & rulemaking authority.
Last Action: 5/5/2023 House - Died in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
• Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Died in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
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