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HB 557: Supervised Visitation and Exchange Monitoring


Supervised Visitation and Exchange Monitoring; Adopts state standards for supervised visitation programs; provides for modification; requires standards to be published; requires each program to annually affirm compliance; provides that after specified date only those programs that adhere to state standards may receive state funding; provides factors for court or child-placing agency to consider when referring cases for supervised visitation or exchange monitoring; specifies training requirements for persons providing services; authorizes programs to alert court to problems with cases; requires programs to conduct background checks of employees & volunteers; provides that certain persons providing services at supervised visitation program are presumed to act in good faith & are immune from civil or criminal liability.

Effective Date: 10/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/3/2011 House • Filed
11/15/2011 House • Referred to Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 57
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 57
3/9/2012 House • Died in Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee