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CS/CS/HB 803: Child Protection

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee ; Diaz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Baxley ; Campbell ; Costello ; Dorworth ; Harrell ; Plakon

Child Protection; Revises definitions; revises provisions relating to criminal history records check on persons considered for child placement; provides procedures for certain hotline calls that do not meet criteria for report of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect, but indicate need for assistance; revises requirements for child protective investigations; revises provisions relating to required services; revises requirement for DCFS's training & quality assurance programs; revises provisions relating to child protective injunction; requires home study report if child has been removed from home & will be remaining with parent; provides additional requirements for case plans; provides that Children & Youth Cabinet shall meet at least 4 times but no more than 6 times each year.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 4/29/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-178
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/29/2011 House • Filed
12/12/2011 House • Referred to Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 79
1/9/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee, 01/11/12, 8:00 am, 12 HOB
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 78
1/11/2012 House • CS by Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 219
1/12/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 212
1/13/2012 House • Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Committee
• CS referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 226
• Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee -HJ 226
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/18/12, 8:30 am, 404 HOB
1/18/2012 House • Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 238
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 238
1/31/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/02/12, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2/2/2012 House • CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 526
2/6/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
2/7/2012 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 525
• CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 523
2/13/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/15/12
2/15/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 625
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/16/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 656
• CS passed; YEAS 119 NAYS 0 -HJ 657
2/22/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 821
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 821
3/8/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 1044
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1044
• Substituted for CS/SB 2044 -SJ 1044
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1044
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1044
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 1044
3/8/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1244
4/13/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/27/2012 • Approved by Governor
4/29/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-178