Update on CPS Reform Bills: House Bills 4 & 5
On March 1, House Bills 4 and 5 were debated in the House and approved unanimously on second reading. HB 4 authorizes monthly state payments to kinship care providers. HB 5 establishes DFPS as a standalone agency and moves it out from under the HHSC umbrella.
We will provide a more detailed update on these bills within the next couple of days.
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