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CS/HB 1269: Child Protection

GENERAL BILL by Health Quality Subcommittee ; Harrell

Child Protection; Revises entities responsible for screening, employing, & terminating child protection team medical directors; revises terms; revises subdivision of state from districts to circuits for purpose of child protection teams; revises required board certifications for certain entities; revises timeframe in which child protection team medical directors must obtain certification; requires Children's Medical Services to convene task force to develop protocol for forensic interviewing of children suspected of having been abused; revises provisions regarding expert testimony provided by certain entities.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 3/23/2017 House - CS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 449
Location: Pending Reference Review
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/5/2017 House • Filed
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 132
3/10/2017 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 350
3/17/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 03/21/17, 12:30 pm, Mashburn Hall
3/21/2017 House • CS by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0
3/23/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 449