HB 4 & SB 780 Public Hearing (Senate HHS)


Event Details


HB 4 | RELATING TO MONETARY ASSISTANCE PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES TO CERTAIN RELATIVES OR DESIGNATED CAREGIVERS; CREATING A CRIMINAL OFFENSE; CREATING A CIVIL PENALTY.

Author: Rep. Burkett

Proposes monetary assistance brackets and disbursement for kinship parent caregivers. Makes it a felony for those who deceive the department to enter into a caregiver assistance agreement, which also includes a $1,000 civil penalty.

SB 780 | RELATING TO MONETARY ASSISTANCE PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES TO CERTAIN RELATIVES AND DESIGNATED CAREGIVERS.

Author: West

Proposes DFPS reimburse relatives or other designated caregivers at least $500 annually for expenses made in the general care of the child.

COMMITTEE: Health & Human Services
TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Wednesday, April 19, 2017
PLACE: Senate Chamber
CHAIR: Senator Charles Schwertner