SB 1130 & SB 1279 Senate Committee Hearing: Health & Human Services

Event Details

COMMITTEE:     Health & Human Services

TIME & DATE:   8:30 AM, Wednesday, April 10, 2019

PLACE:         Senate Chamber

CHAIR:         Senator Lois Kolkhorst

Bills CASA Supports:

SB 1130 | Relating to the establishment of a task force on father engagement in this state.

Author: Sen. West | Bill Summary

Establishes a task force on father engagement to evaluate services available to fathers, study the impact of father engagement on children, and develop a plan to expand services and supports available to strengthen father engagement.

SB 1279 | Relating to prevention and early intervention programs and practices.

Author: Sen. West | Bill Summary

Requires parents that have DFPS or court-ordered parenting skills training to attend evidence based prevention and early intervention programs.