CS/HB 7039 -  Child Welfare

by Health & Human Services Committee and Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee and Altman (CO-SPONSORS) Brown; Salzman
Revises provisions relating to child welfare, including central abuse hotline, reporting requirements, multiagency teams & investigations, protective investigations involving sexual abuse, access to records & confidentiality, institutional investigation requirements, child advocacy centers, training, living arrangements for young adults, foster home capacity, & alternative plan for contracting with lead agencies; authorizes creation of multidisciplinary legal representation program model for specified purposes; establishes process for handling conflicts of interest by managing entities & lead agencies; requires DCF to publish information on its website & submit report to Governor & Legislature.
Effective Date: July 1, 2021
Last Event: Companion Bill passed, refer to CS/CS/SB 96 on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 6:28 PM; HB Laid on Table

PCB committee actions:

  • PCB CFS 21-01 recommended by:
    Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
    • On agenda for: 03/15/21   1:00 PM View Notice
    • Favorable With Amendment(s) (final action) See Votes

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Vote History

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 96 Time: 04/27/2021 - 6:28 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 04/22/2021 - 11:45 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 04/22/2021 - 11:45 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 04/21/2021 - 7:08 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 04/21/2021 - 4:49 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 04/21/2021 - 4:49 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Health & Human Services Committee Time: 04/21/2021 - 4:41 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Health & Human Services Committee Time: 04/19/2021 - 2:26 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: __
Event: H Added to Health & Human Services Committee agenda Time: 04/18/2021 - 4:01 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: __
Event: H Now in Health & Human Services Committee Time: 03/29/2021 - 1:02 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/29/2021 - 1:02 PM Member: Committee: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/29/2021 - 11:17 AM Member: Committee: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee agenda Time: 03/25/2021 - 4:16 PM Member: Committee: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/22/2021 - 10:22 PM Member: Committee: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health & Human Services Committee Time: 03/22/2021 - 10:22 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/22/2021 - 10:22 PM Member: Committee: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/18/2021 - 9:10 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 03/18/2021 - 10:49 AM Member: Committee: Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee Version: __