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2017 Regular Session
At the request of: (at the request of Senate Interim Committee on Human Services and Early Childhood)
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Regular Sponsors: Printed pursuant to Senate Interim Rule 213.28 by order of the President of the Senate in conformance with presession filing rules, indicating neither advocacy nor opposition on the part of the President.
Bill Title: Relating to abuse reporting regarding children in care; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Expands definition of "child in care" to include children receiving care and services from certified foster homes and developmental disabilities residential facilities.
Excludes child from definition of "child in care" when care is provided in child's home by child's parent. Defines "involuntary seclusion" for purposes of definition of "abuse." Expands abuse reporting requirements and responsibilities to certified foster homes and developmental disabilities residential facilities. Exempts certain entities from having procedures and protocols to report abuse, and from providing annual trainings and written materials, if entity has no employees, staff or volunteers. Becomes operative on January 1, 2018. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Chapter Number: Chapter 733
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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