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HB21-1228

Domestic Violence Training Court Personnel

Concerning oversight of court personnel who are regularly involved in cases related to domestic matters, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subject:
Children & Domestic Matters
Bill Summary

The bill increases and clarifies domestic violence training requirements (training) for court personnel (personnel) who are regularly involved in cases related to domestic matters, including child and family investigators, parenting responsibility evaluators, and legal representatives of children.

Training for all personnel must include both an initial training requirement as well as an ongoing annual continuing education requirement as follows:

  • Six initial hours of training on domestic violence, child abuse, and child sexual abuse and its traumatic effects on children, adults, and families;
  • Six initial hours of training on child abuse and child sexual abuse and its traumatic effects; and
  • Four subsequent hours of training every 2 years on domestic violence, and child abuse, and child sexual abuse and the traumatic effects on children, adults, and families.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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