SB 1406 Public Hearing

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SB 1406 | Relating To The Protection Of Certain Children Through The Operation Of The Child Safety Check Alert List
Author: Senator Charles Schwertner | Bill Summary

This legislation would add to the duties of the Child Safety Check Alert File, which is run by the Texas Crime Information Center (TCIC) within the Department of Public Safety (DPS). Under this legislation, in addition to their current duties, TCIC would also have to help locate the child or the child’s family, for the purposes of creating an alternative response to allegations of abuse or neglect, providing protective services to a family receiving in-home support services, or providing protective services to the family of a child in the managing conservatorship of DFPS. The schedule for the public hearing can be viewed here.

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