HB 1080 / HB 3477 PUBLIC HEARING


Event Details


Notice of public hearings for HB 1080 & HB 3477

COMMITTEE:   Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

TIME & DATE: 10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

PLACE:       E2.016
CHAIR:       Rep. Harold V. Dutton, Jr

HB 1080 | RELATING TO CERTAIN PROCEDURAL MEASURES IN A SUIT AFFECTING A PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP TO PROTECT A CHILD AGAINST CHILD NEGLECT OR PHYSICAL OR SEXUAL ABUSE.

Author: Rep. Senfronia Thompson | Bill Summary 
Sponsor: Pending
Companion: SB 495 (Identical)

Places limits on who can live or have unsupervised visitation with a child monitored or in the care of DFPS, based on a person’s history of child abuse or neglect.

Status: Scheduled for Juvenile Justice & Family Issues public hearing on 4/12/17

HB 3477 | RELATING TO PROHIBITED ADVERSE EMPLOYMENT ACTION AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE WHO IN GOOD FAITH REPORTS CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT.

Author: Neave
Sponsor: Pending
Companion: SB 2181 (Identical)

Proposes that an employer may not take adverse employment action against an employee who reports child abuse and neglect to management and/or authorities; allows said employee to sue if adverse employment action occurs.

Status: Scheduled for Juvenile Justice & Family Issues public hearing on 4/12/17