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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: 4/25/2017 Senate - Received -SJ 461
Location: In committee/council (CF)
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 -HJ 452
3/23/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 449
3/27/2017 House • Original reference(s) removed: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 463
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 463
4/4/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/06/17, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
4/6/2017 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 598
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 598
4/13/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/18/17
4/18/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/19/17
4/19/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 728
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/20/2017 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 752
• CS passed; YEAS 118 NAYS 0 -HJ 752
4/25/2017 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 461
• Received -SJ 461