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h_phc_2017a_2017-03-07t13:33:25z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/07/2017

Location: HCR 0107

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1185



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH CARE & HUMAN SERVICES


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 17-1185 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:34 PM -- HB 17-1185



Representative Singer, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 17-1185 to the committee. The bill adds officials and employees of county departments of health, human services, or social services to the list of mandatory reporters of child abuse. It also allows these county employees to receive certain follow up information about children about whom they file a report of child abuse or neglect if they continue to be officially and professionally involved in the ongoing care of the child. The bill expands the period for county departments of human services to provide such follow up information to all eligible mandatory reports from 30 days to 60 days after the report of child abuse and neglect is filed.



Witness testimony was heard on this bill at the House Public Health Care and Human Services committee on February 28, 2017. Representative Singer commented on constituents' concerns related to the bill.


BILL: HB17-1185
TIME: 01:36:30 PM
MOVED: Singer
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1185 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 13-0.
SECONDED: Michaelson Jenet
VOTE
Catlin
Yes
Everett
Yes
Ginal
Yes
Hooton
Yes
Landgraf
Yes
Lewis
Yes
Liston
Yes
Michaelson Jenet
Yes
Pabon
Yes
Pettersen
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Singer
Yes
Final YES: 13 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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