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HB 6 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James | et. al. Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective services, and prevention and early intervention services. House: Human Services Postponed
HB 205 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to procedures for ordering the required participation in services in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 249 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to investigations of child abuse, neglect, or exploitation and to child protective services functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 287 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to the definitions of abuse and neglect of a child applicable to investigations of abuse and neglect in certain facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 289 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al. Relating to protective orders for certain children who are victims of abuse or neglect. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 694 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the response time for investigating a report of abuse or neglect of a child. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 697 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the inadmissibility of certain information in court as evidence of abuse or neglect of a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Withdrawn from schedule
HB 702 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to a system for assessing the potential risk of harm to children in child protective services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 871 85-0 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to child and family support services for families in crisis, including authorization agreements. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 914 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective, and prevention and early intervention services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1080 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. 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. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1122 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of certain recorded statements made by child abuse victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1342 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to child sexual abuse prevention training for public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1549 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the provision of services by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including child protective services and prevention and early intervention services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1869 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to training for employees of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools on the prevention of sexual abuse and other maltreatment of certain children. House: Public Education Referred directly to s/c on Educator Quality by chair
HB 1970 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to obtaining information from the child abuse and neglect central registry regarding certain individuals who have or will have direct contact with public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2124 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the procedures for identifying and notifying relevant federal agencies about certain child abuse and neglect investigations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2190 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to increasing the penalty for causing injury to a child; changing the eligibility for community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2205 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to a report of child abuse or neglect made by an employee of a school district or an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2206 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the full investigation of certain reports of child abuse and neglect made to the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2848 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to consultations with contracted physician networks and physician systems during certain investigations of child abuse and neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2849 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the procedures for removing certain persons' names from the child abuse and neglect central registry. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2960 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3092 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to prevention and early intervention services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3097 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the procedures following a child fatality or near fatality and the relating investigation by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3098 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to secondary trauma support, case assignment, and caseload management for child protective services caseworkers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3301 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al. Relating to the imposition of consecutive sentences for more than one criminal offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual arising out of the same criminal episode. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3477 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to prohibited adverse employment action against an employee who in good faith reports child abuse or neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3520 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3850 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to state fiscal matters; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4100 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to certain procedures regarding addition or removal of names from the central registry of individuals found to have abused or neglected a child. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 11 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Frank, James | et. al.
Relating to the provision of child protective services and other health and human services by certain state agencies or under contract with a state agency, including foster care, child protective, relative and kinship caregiver support, prevention and early intervention health care, and adoption services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 190 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Wu, Gene
Relating to the administrative closure of certain reported cases of child abuse or neglect made to the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 495 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
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. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 687 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Toni
Relating to the collection and use of certain information relating to child abuse and neglect and the provision of prevention and early intervention services; creating an offense. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
1 hr. notice-for reconsideration
SB 707 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Wray, John
Relating to the admissibility of certain recorded statements made by child abuse victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1063 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to the investigation of an anonymous report of suspected abuse or neglect of a child. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1128 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to access to the central child abuse and neglect registry by certain child-care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1436 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the punishment for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and creating the offense of continuous injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1806 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to requiring the use of multidisciplinary teams appointed by children's advocacy centers in certain child abuse investigations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1857 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to the exchange of certain information between the Department of Family and Protective Services or certain foster care services contractors and a state or local juvenile justice agency. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
SB 2181 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to prohibited adverse employment action against an employee who in good faith reports child abuse or neglect. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 262 85-1 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al. Relating to prohibited adverse personnel action against a school district employee who in good faith reports child abuse or neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 851 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to children's advocacy centers. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1102 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the statute of limitations for a suit for personal injury arising from certain offenses constituting sexual abuse of a child. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1395 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the protection of certain children through the operation of the child safety check alert list. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2039 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain information from the Department of Family and Protective Services central registry of child abuse or neglect cases and the report of certain information regarding those cases to the legislature. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2053 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the protection of certain children who may be subject to child abuse or neglect through the operation of the child safety check alert list and training for law enforcement officers relating to the child safety check alert list. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 2433 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services and procedures applicable to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, investigations of child abuse and neglect, and conservatorship of a child; affecting fee amounts and authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2531 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures; providing civil penalties; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2630 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to certain programs provided to families of children at risk for abuse and neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2651 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to law enforcement agency investigations of certain reports of child abuse or neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2652 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to certain investigations of reports of child abuse or neglect and procedures for foster homes after a report of abuse or neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2677 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to training for employees of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools on the prevention of sexual abuse and other maltreatment of certain children. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4111 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the release of certain child fatality and near fatality information for abused or neglected children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Reported favorably as substituted
HB 4119 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to investigations of and procedures for reports of child abuse and neglect. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 60 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to video recordings made by children's advocacy centers. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 113 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the statute of limitations for a suit for personal injury arising from certain offenses constituting sexual abuse of a child. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 144 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the statute of limitations for a suit for personal injury arising from certain offenses constituting sexual abuse of a child. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 206 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services and procedures applicable to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, investigations of child abuse and neglect, and conservatorship of a child; affecting fee amounts and authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 949 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the release of certain child fatality and near-fatality information for abused or neglected children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 950 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
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. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1014 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the possession of and access to a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in which there is evidence of family violence, child abuse or neglect, or the sexual assault of one parent by the other parent. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1406 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the protection of certain children through the operation of the child safety check alert list. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1564 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures; providing civil penalties; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1889 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the definition of neglect of a child, the exclusion of certain information from the Department of Family and Protective Services central registry of child abuse or neglect cases, and the report of certain information regarding those cases to the legislature. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1943 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the duty to report child abuse or neglect. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 8 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of offenses related to trafficking of persons and to certain protections for victims of trafficking of persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 135 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to reports of suspected child abuse or neglect and training regarding child abuse and neglect. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 443 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the liability of certain public and private institutions of higher education for failure by an administrator to report child abuse or neglect; creating a civil penalty. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 496 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to authorizing a suit to declare that certain young people have been abused, neglected, or abandoned and extending the jurisdiction of certain courts making such a declaration. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 747 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the duty of certain professionals to report child abuse or neglect. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 748 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a waiver allowing the Department of Family and Protective Services to use certain federal funds to test innovation strategies in child welfare programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1010 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to the penalty for causing certain assaultive physical contact with a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1100 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Relating to eligibility of children's advocacy centers for contracts to provide services for children and family members in child abuse and neglect cases and to investigations of those cases. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1152 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to investigations of child abuse or neglect, including the placement of children removed from their homes as a result of an investigation. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1205 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the offense of failure to report abuse or neglect of a child. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1323 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to investigations of and procedures for reports of child abuse and neglect. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1633 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to creating an advisory committee to study child abuse and neglect fatalities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1679 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the flexible response system for investigations of child abuse or neglect reports by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2464 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an additional fee for certain birth records to fund child abuse prevention programs; imposing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2495 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to reporting child abuse and neglect and to training regarding recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect at schools, institutions of higher education, and other entities. House: Human Services Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3259 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to certain investigation records in child abuse and neglect cases and to information regarding a child available to prospective adoptive parents. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3400 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to certain anonymous reports of suspected child abuse or neglect. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3403 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to reports of suspected child abuse or neglect and training regarding child abuse and neglect. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 44 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to maintaining and reporting certain information regarding certain child abuse or neglect cases and the provision of mental health services for children in those cases. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 245 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to eligibility of children's advocacy centers for contracts to provide services for children and family members in child abuse and neglect cases. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 384 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the offense of failure to report abuse or neglect of a child. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 423 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the flexible response system for investigations of child abuse or neglect reports by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 939 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Relating to reporting child abuse and neglect and to training regarding recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect at schools, institutions of higher education, and other entities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1402 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to access to records and certain information in those records regarding a child placed for adoption. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1788 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the duties of the Council on Children and Families and creating a committee to advise the council on child abuse prevention issues. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 794 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to investigations of child abuse or neglect, including the placement of children removed from their homes as a result of an investigation. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 848 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to an agreement authorizing certain persons to make decisions regarding a child during an investigation of child abuse or neglect. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1194 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to investigations and other procedures with respect to allegations of child abuse and neglect. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1909 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indecency with a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2210 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the release of certain information regarding child fatalities resulting from abuse or neglect. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2324 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to reports of child abuse or neglect by school district employees and records of training regarding child abuse and neglect for certain child-care facilities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2573 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the protection of children from abuse or neglect; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2701 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to sexual abuse and child molestation training and examination for employees of certain programs for minors held on campuses of institutions of higher education; providing penalties. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2706 82-0 (2011) Author: Nash, Barbara Relating to a study of child abuse or neglect committed by a foster child against another foster child. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2820 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the establishment of a pilot program in Bexar County to provide an educational course to certain parents on the effects of child abuse and neglect. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
SB 471 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to public school, child-placing agency, and day-care center policies addressing sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1154 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to a task force for the development of a strategy to reduce child abuse and neglect and improve child welfare. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1414 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to sexual abuse and child molestation training and examination for employees of certain programs for minors held on campuses of institutions of higher education; providing penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 124 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the punishment for the offense of employment harmful to children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 597 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the admissibility in certain proceedings of certain hearsay statements made by a young child or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 639 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the prosecution, punishment, and prevention of offenses involving trafficking of persons or certain forced or sex-based labor or services, law enforcement training relating to the trafficking of persons, and the creation of the trafficking of persons investigation and prosecution account in the general revenue fund. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 948 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to investigations and other procedures with respect to allegations of child abuse and neglect. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1041 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to school district policies addressing sexual abuse of children and establishment of a state strategy to reduce child abuse and neglect and improve child welfare. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1315 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to access to information regarding reports of child abuse or neglect. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1608 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to donations of juror reimbursements. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2846 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the admissibility of certain hearsay statements made by a child abuse victim. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2876 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John | et. al.
Relating to the authority of an administrative law judge to order the release of certain information relating to a child abuse and neglect investigation. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 3564 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prosecution of certain conduct constituting the offense of indecency with a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4157 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to court appointed volunteer advocates in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Human Services Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
HB 4188 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to child protective services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4255 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the protection of children by enforcing compulsory public school attendance requirements, ensuring reports of abuse or neglect, protecting children from abuse and neglect, and ensuring that births are reported and to the prosecution of the offense of bigamy; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4568 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to investigations of child abuse and neglect, including the placement of children removed from their homes as a result of an investigation. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4569 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to investigations and other procedures with respect to allegations of child abuse and neglect. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HR 2966 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2080. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 89 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the prosecution, punishment, and prevention of offenses involving trafficking of persons or certain forced or sex-based labor or services, law enforcement training relating to the trafficking of persons, and the creation of the trafficking of persons investigation and prosecution account in the general revenue fund. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 277 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services, including protective services and investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation for certain adults who are elderly or disabled; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 285 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the punishment for violating certain orders requiring the removal of the alleged perpetrator from the home of an abused child. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 786 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the protection of children from abuse and neglect. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 788 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to reporting child abuse or neglect. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1050 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the release of certain information relating to child fatalities resulting from abuse or neglect. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1062 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to creating an online resource center for individuals handling child abuse and neglect cases. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1064 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to the investigation of child abuse or neglect. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1306 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the punishment for the offense of employment harmful to children. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1675 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to donations of juror reimbursements. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1767 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to practices and procedures in child abuse and neglect cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 1877 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Texas Medical Child Abuse Resources and Education System grant program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 2080 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to treating and reducing child abuse and neglect and improving child welfare, including providing assistance for adoptive parents and foster care providers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SR 1091 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2080. Reported enrolled
HB 662 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to the coordination, improvement, and funding of certain programs and services for the prevention of and early intervention in child abuse and neglect. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 777 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to fees charged in connection with certain teen courts, the sentencing of juveniles in juvenile court, and the functions of the Texas Youth Commission. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1035 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the admissibility of certain hearsay statements made by a victim of abuse who is a child or a disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1972 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to requirements applicable to an attorney ad litem representing a child in a child abuse proceeding. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2128 80-0 (2007) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to sexual abuse and child molestation prevention training for certain public or private institutions of higher education employees and volunteers who work at programs for minors. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
HB 2140 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to child protective services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2719 80-0 (2007) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to a limitation on judge-ordered community supervision for a defendant convicted of first-degree felony injury to a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2756 80-0 (2007) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the creation of the offense of assault with bodily fluids, the prosecution and punishment of that offense, and the consequences of a conviction for that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3015 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the child abuse and neglect prevention trust fund account. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3332 80-0 (2007) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to certain interviews conducted in investigations of child abuse or neglect. House: Human Services Meeting cancelled
HB 3455 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to investigations and other procedures with respect to allegations of child abuse and neglect. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3505 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to requirements for judicial training on issues regarding family violence, sexual assault, and child abuse and neglect. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3965 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to duties of a parent in the parent-child relationship to report, creating an offense and providing a penalty and other family law matters. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Meeting cancelled
SB 758 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to child protective services; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 877 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Vaught, Allen
Relating to a limitation on judge-ordered community supervision for certain defendants convicted of first-degree felony injury to a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1188 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the child abuse and neglect prevention trust fund account. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1411 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Relating to requirements for judicial training on issues regarding family violence, sexual assault, and child abuse and neglect. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1456 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin
Relating to information and training for public school educators in the prevention of child abuse. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1457 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the establishment of a strategy for reducing child abuse and neglect and improving child welfare. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 6 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al. Relating to protective services; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 198 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the preliminary investigation of a report of child abuse or neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 546 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to certain medical examination requirements in connection with an allegation of sexual assault of a child. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 800 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to protective services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 801 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to training for Department of Family and Protective Services personnel receiving reports of child abuse and neglect. House: Government Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 802 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the investigation of certain reports of child abuse and neglect. House: Government Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1388 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to the punishment of the offense of assault committed by a person against the person's family or household members. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1405 79-0 (2005) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to requiring continuing education for teachers in the detection of child abuse and neglect. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1857 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to costs attendant to certain child sexual assault and related convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 1970 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to reports and investigations of child abuse and neglect. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2099 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to investigations of reports of child abuse and neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2669 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the sentencing of juveniles in juvenile court and the functions of the Texas Youth Commission. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2851 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to access to records maintained by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3350 79-0 (2005) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the duty to report child abuse. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HR 2197 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
SB 6 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al.
Relating to protective services and certain family law matters; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 22 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the care and custody of foster children and the duties and responsibilities of the Health and Human Services Commission and the Department of Family and Protective Services concerning the care and custody of those children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 908 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to certain medical examination requirements in connection with an allegation of sexual assault of a child. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 990 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to a training and examination program on sexual abuse and child molestation for certain persons who work at youth camps. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SR 1061 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
HB 263 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the establishment and operation of children's advocacy centers. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 439 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to the use of the compensation to victims of crime fund to pay for expert witnesses in criminal cases based on child abuse or the death of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1043 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the punishment for certain defendants convicted of indecency with a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1469 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to privileged communications in a proceeding regarding the abuse or neglect of a child. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1571 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship of, certain records regarding, and foster care payments for certain children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Considered in Calendars
HB 1752 78-0 (2003) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to investigations and other procedures with respect to allegations of child abuse or neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to subcommittee
HB 1869 78-0 (2003) Author: Baxter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the admission of certain video testimony into evidence in a proceeding regarding the abuse or neglect of a child. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2274 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to procedures and orders in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2408 78-0 (2003) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the prosecution and punishment of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3113 78-0 (2003) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the definition of abuse of a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Tagged
SB 143 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of failure to report child abuse. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 669 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to the investigation of certain reports of child abuse or neglect. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 747 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the punishment for certain defendants convicted of indecency with a child. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 969 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the punishment for the offense of assault. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1132 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the admission of certain video testimony into evidence in a proceeding regarding the abuse or neglect of a child. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1488 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent
Relating to the misconduct of a person who is employed by or is seeking employment by a school district, open-enrollment charter school, regional education service center, or shared services arrangement. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1490 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to certain investigation requirements and other procedures in connection with an allegation of child abuse or neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken in committee
HB 360 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the abuse of a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 592 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the abuse or neglect of a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 596 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship and the modification of an order rendered in a suit; providing penalties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 960 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a person who has a history of abuse or neglect as a sole managing conservator. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1267 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the investigation by a local law enforcement agency of certain reports alleging child abuse. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2721 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the use of the compensation to victims of crime fund to pay for expert witnesses in criminal cases based on child abuse or the death of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3381 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the abolition of the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council and to the transfer of its powers and duties to the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3473 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to prohibiting employer retaliation against certain employees who report child abuse or neglect. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 104 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to requiring continuing education for teachers in the detection of child abuse and neglect. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 140 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to a determination of conservatorship of, or rights to possession of or access to, a child by a person who has a history of abuse or neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 328 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the statute of limitations for purposes of prosecuting certain offenses involving injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 664 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the investigation of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of persons in certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 904 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of criminal offenses relating to making certain false statements or reports. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 915 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the requirement that certain conduct under the Penal Code be reported as child abuse. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1227 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the use of the compensation to victims of crime fund to reimburse a children's advocacy center for certain services provided to or on behalf of victims of child abuse. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1349 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the prosecution and punishment of criminal offenses relating to making certain false statements or reports. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1475 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the abolition of the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council and to the transfer of its powers and duties to the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 159 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the reporting of child abuse. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Considered in Calendars
HB 228 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George Relating to an abused child's removal from and return to certain households; providing penalties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Considered in Calendars
HB 270 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of failing to report certain offenses committed against children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 291 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to instruction concerning child safety issues for public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 462 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to reporting child abuse. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 463 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to civil and criminal liability for failure to report child abuse. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 464 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the definition of abuse of a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 466 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to appointing a guardian ad litem for certain children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 887 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the murder of a child under certain circumstances as a capital offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 1203 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to conduct constituting the offense of sexual performance by a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1387 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to investigating certain deaths and performing autopsies on certain bodies. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2046 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to certain education and training provided in the detection, investigation, and documentation of cases of child abuse and neglect and to the use of the compensation to victims of crime fund to pay the expenses of that education and training. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2074 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the investigation of child abuse or neglect by law enforcement agencies. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2157 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the preliminary investigation of a report of child abuse or neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2192 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the requirement that certain persons receive training in recognizing child abuse and neglect. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2531 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to training for public school educators in recognizing and reporting incidents of possible abuse or neglect of children. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3112 76-0 (1999) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of abandoning or endangering a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3778 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Vilma
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to coordination by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services of investigation of reports of child abuse or neglect. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3838 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the protection of certain children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 80 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of the offense of failing to report certain offenses committed against children. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 145 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the examination and treatment of certain children. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 325 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to extending the requirement for judicial instruction related to family violence, sexual assault, and child abuse to certain judges and judicial personnel. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 389 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to investigating certain deaths and performing autopsies on certain bodies. Senate: Health Services Left pending in committee
SB 559 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the punishment for the offense of injury to a child. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1758 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the preliminary investigation of a report of child abuse or neglect. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 651 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al. Relating to the involuntary termination of the parent-child relationship based on certain criminal conduct by a parent. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1929 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the investigation and reporting of child abuse or neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1951 75-0 (1997) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to reports and investigations of the abuse or neglect of a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1993 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to reporting child abuse. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1996 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to civil and criminal liability for failure to report child abuse. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1997 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the definition of abuse of a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2490 75-0 (1997) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the investigation of a report of child abuse or neglect during the pendency of a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2615 75-0 (1997) Author: Mowery, Anna
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to certain findings concerning an allegation of child abuse or neglect in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3039 75-0 (1997) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to review of placement of children who are alleged to be victims of extreme conduct under the care of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 3345 75-0 (1997) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the investigation of a report of child abuse or neglect during the pendency of a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 116 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to investigations of and the offense of failure to report alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals in certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 117 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the definitions of "abuse" and "neglect" for purposes of investigations concerning children in certain facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 181 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the parent-child relationship, suits affecting the parent-child relationship, and the protection of children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/98
HB 591 74-0 (1995) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to training for certain law enforcement professionals. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 647 74-0 (1995) Author: Farrar, Jessica
Sponsor: Luna, Gregory
Relating to the modification of an order providing for a managing conservator's or possessory conservator's possession of and access to a child on a conviction for child abuse; providing a penalty. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 655 74-0 (1995) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the recodification of statutes relating to parents and children and suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 975 74-0 (1995) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to requiring the reporting of substance abuse by a pregnant woman as child abuse. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1210 74-0 (1995) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to the Child Abuse Program Evaluation Committee. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1551 74-0 (1995) Author: Greenberg, Sherri
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to judicial training in family violence, sexual assault, and child abuse issues. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2567 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to the investigation of certain allegations of child abuse; providing penalties. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2569 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the investigation of child abuse and the protection of the interests of a child who is the subject of a child abuse investigation or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship or who is under the jurisdiction of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services; providing penalties. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2570 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to the arbitration of certain disputes involving the custody or welfare of a child. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2571 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin | et. al. Relating to children's advocacy centers. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2572 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to the foster care and placement of certain children. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
SB 81 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Brady, Kevin | et. al.
Relating to children's advocacy, including children's advocacy centers and child fatality review and investigation procedures. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 262 74-0 (1995) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the investigation of child abuse and the protection of abused children. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 990 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the hearsay statement of a child abuse victim. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 238 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to judicial training related to the problems of family violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 544 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue Relating to the testimony in a civil or criminal case of a witness who is a victim of child abuse. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 545 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue Relating to enforcement of orders in child abuse cases. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 546 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to an emergency order to protect a child. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 548 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al. Relating to the suspension of a managing conservator's or possessory conservator's possession of and access to a child on a conviction for child abuse; providing a penalty. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 814 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other crimes, wrongs, or acts committed against a child in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 815 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue Relating to the participation of certain professionals in a case involving an allegation of the abuse or neglect of a child. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 854 73-0 (1993) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to reports of, and suits for the protection of, abused children; providing a criminal penalty. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 935 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue Relating to the hearsay statement of a child abuse victim. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1295 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue Relating to the admissibility into evidence of a recording of an oral statement of a child who is the victim of certain crimes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1497 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the protection of certain employees who make a report of child abuse or neglect. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1509 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to abuse and neglect investigations in certain state agencies. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1662 73-0 (1993) Author: Linebarger, Libby
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transfer of court-appointed volunteer advocate programs for abused or neglected children. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2047 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the duty to investigate allegations of child abuse or neglect that occurs in a school. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2207 73-0 (1993) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the testimony of a child in a child abuse case. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2390 73-0 (1993) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to reports of suspected child abuse or neglect. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2395 73-0 (1993) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to counseling for divorcing parents in circumstances in which child abuse or neglect is alleged. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2543 73-0 (1993) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to the prevention of child abuse and the treatment of and advocacy for child abuse victims. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HR 830 73-0 (1993) Author: Davila, Diana Requesting the Texas Department of Health and other agencies that deal with child abuse to monitor and support independently established child abuse prevention programs modeled on Hawaii's Healthy Start/Healthy Family program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 40 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the hearsay statement of a child abuse victim. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 147 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Schechter, Sue
Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other crimes, wrongs, or acts committed against a child in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 478 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to the testimony of a child in a child abuse case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 600 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the admissibility into evidence of a recording of an oral statement of a child who is the victim of certain crimes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1033 73-0 (1993) Author: Leedom, John Relating to reports of, and suits for the protection of, abused children; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SB 1131 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the transfer of court-appointed volunteer advocate programs for abused or neglected children. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 897 72-0 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to evaluation of certain programs for the prevention or treatment of child abuse or neglect. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1854 72-0 (1991) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to admissibility of statements made by a child in an administrative hearing and in the judicial review of the administrative hearing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 2059 72-0 (1991) Author: Brady, Kevin
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to restraining a parent from absconding with a child who is alleged to have been abused. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 2060 72-0 (1991) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to the appointment of the managing conservator of a child after the termination of the parental rights of an abusive parent. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2252 72-0 (1991) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the development of standards for interviewers and investigators in child abuse investigations. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2591 72-0 (1991) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to judicial instruction relating to family violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Calendars
SB 364 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie
Sponsor: Blackwood, Bill
Relating to a frivolous lawsuit brought against a person who has reported child abuse or participated in a judicial proceeding resulting from a report of child abuse. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 960 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the requirement of a mandatory hearing in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in which child abuse is alleged. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Health Services
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 1415 72-0 (1991) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Luna, Gregory
Relating to admissibility of statements made by a child in an administrative hearing and in the judicial review of the administrative hearing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 78 71-0 (1989) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to frivolous lawsuits brought against a person who has reported child abuse or participated in a judicial proceeding resulting from a report of child abuse. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
HB 790 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship and the reporting of child abuse and to the effective date of certain amendments to the Family Code. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 875 71-0 (1989) Author: Denton, Betty | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of information on the sexual or physical abuse of a child in the social history report prepared for the child's adoption. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 878 71-0 (1989) Author: Barton, Erwin
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the review of investigations and complaints by the Office of Youth Care investigations and investigations of anonymous reports of child abuse. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1124 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to the admissibility of a hearsay statement by an abused child in certain civil proceedings. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 1384 71-0 (1989) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the liability of a person reporting or assisting in the investigation of a report of child abuse. House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1790 71-0 (1989) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the physician-patient confidentiality privilege and to creating an exemption for certain records concerning a child abuse investigation. House: Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Senate conferees appointed
HB 1791 71-0 (1989) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to testimony in a criminal case by a child who is a victim of certain offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 2540 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to requiring a clergyman to report child abuse. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2842 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to the reporting and investigation of child abuse. House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
HB 3048 71-0 (1989) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the admissibility of evidence in a case regarding sexual assault of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HCR 28 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Encouraging the State Board of Education to require that teacher inservice training include information on identifying and reporting child abuse. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
HCR 108 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Requesting certain state agencies to create a study committee regarding child abuse and neglect by juveniles. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Signed by the Governor
HCR 216 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Requesting the Children and Youth Services Coordinating Committee to coordinate evaluation of state child abuse prevention programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SB 310 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship and the reporting of child abuse and to the effective date of certain amendments to the Family Code. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 547 71-0 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the admissibility of a hearsay statement by an abused child in certain civil proceedings. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Pending in committee
SB 682 71-0 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the hearsay statement of a child abuse victim. Senate: Criminal Justice Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1175 71-0 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Morales, Dan
Relating to school-based counseling programs for abused children and to the imposition of fees on conviction of certain offenses for the purpose of funding those programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1560 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the admissibility of evidence in a case regarding sexual assault of a child. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 1668 71-0 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Relating to students at risk of dropping out of school and to the parental duty to require school attendance. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1698 71-0 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the provision of services to runaways, truants, and other children at risk of suffering abuse or neglect, and to abused children and the children's families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1784 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the review of investigations and complaints by the Office of Youth Care Investigations. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 1790 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to continuing education requirements for peace officers and to exempting certain honorably retired officers of the Department of Public Safety from those requirements. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 35 71-0 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia Encouraging the State Board of Education to require that teacher inservice training include information on identifying and reporting child abuse. Senate: Education Left as pending business in comm.
SJR 55 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Morales, Dan
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the authority of the legislature to enact laws making the videotaped testimony of a child admissible in child abuse cases and to the accused's right.... House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 45 71-1 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to a requirement that child care facilities post signs regarding the reporting of child abuse or neglect; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SR 176 71-1 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Directing the Health and Human Services Committee to establish an interim study committee to examine the availability of and establishment of services to families of child abuse victims. Read & adopted
HB 87 71-2 (1989) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to frivolous lawsuits brought against a person who has reported child abuse or participated in a judicial proceeding resulting from a report of child abuse. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 169 70-0 (1987) Author: Blackwood, Bill
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to immunity for the reporting of child abuse. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
1 hr. notice-for consideration
HB 243 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to reporting and investigation of suspected cases of abuse or neglect in nursing homes and state institutions and schools. House: Human Services Coauthor authorized
HB 255 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the testimony of a child in certain administrative proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 256 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to child abuse investigations. House: Judiciary Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1019 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Richard Relating to sentencing alternatives for persons charged with or convicted of indecency with a child involving sexual contact. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1142 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the admissibility of a hearsay statement by an abused child in civil cases and administrative proceedings. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 1742 70-0 (1987) Author: Millsap, Mike
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the investigation of anonymous reports of child abuse. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2416 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to absence from school because of physical or sexual abuse or the threat of physical or sexual abuse. House: Public Education 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2455 70-0 (1987) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the admissibility of evidence of the hearsay statements of child abuse victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 390 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Earley, Robert
Relating to child abuse reports. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 492 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the terms of members of the Council on Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention and to the administration of the children's trust fund. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 1084 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the testimony of a child in certain administrative proceedings and to the recording of certain statements or testimony. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1112 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the admissibility of a hearsay statement by an abused child in civil cases and administrative proceedings. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judiciary
SB 1295 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the admissibility of evidence of the hearsay statements of child abuse victims. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Special Subcommittee
HB 79 70-2 (1987) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to frivolous lawsuits brought against a person who has reported child abuse or participated in a judicial proceeding resulting from a report of child abuse. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 579 69-0 (1985) Author: Morales, Dan
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to admitting hearsay statements of certain children into evidence in certain criminal court proceeding and certain juvenile court hearings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 623 69-0 (1985) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to immunity for the reporting of child abuse. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 693 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the use in certain criminal and civil proceedings of certain statements and testimony of children who are victims of child abuse. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 723 69-0 (1985) Author: Adkisson, Tommy Relating to examinations of children in cases of reported child abuse. House: Judiciary Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 959 69-0 (1985) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Relating to a requirement that teacher education programs include training in recognizing and responding to signs of child abuse in students. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 960 69-0 (1985) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Relating to authorizing child advocates in public schools to assist students who are victims of abuse or neglect. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 985 69-0 (1985) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to judicial training concerning abuse or neglect of children. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 986 69-0 (1985) Author: Garcia, Orlando
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to training educators to recognize and respond to signs of abuse or neglect in students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 987 69-0 (1985) Author: Garcia, Orlando
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to the training of peace officers in the recognition, investigation, and prosecution of certain cases involving children as victims. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1014 69-0 (1985) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Relating to the confidentiality of child abuse reports made by school district employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1015 69-0 (1985) Author: Adkisson, Tommy Relating to the testimony of a child in certain cases and regulatory hearings. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1108 69-0 (1985) Author: McKinney, Mike Relating to a requirement that teacher education programs include training in recognizing and responding to signs of child abuse in students. House: Higher Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1185 69-0 (1985) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to funding for child abuse and neglect prevention programs and to the establishment of the Council on Child Abuse and Neglect. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1237 69-0 (1985) Author: Sutton, Lou Nelle Relating to authorizing teacher education programs to include training in recognizing and responding to signs of child abuse in students. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1238 69-0 (1985) Author: Sutton, Lou Nelle Relating to authorizing the training of teachers to recognize and respond to signs of abuse or neglect in students. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1423 69-0 (1985) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to reporting of child abuse and to the offense of failure to report child abuse or neglect. House: Judiciary Testimony received in committee
HB 1722 69-0 (1985) Author: Adkisson, Tommy Relating to child abuse and neglect reports and the definitions of child abuse and neglect. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 2423 69-0 (1985) Author: Blackwood, Bill
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the reporting of child abuse and taking possession without a court order of a child suspected to be a child abuse victim. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2424 69-0 (1985) Author: Blackwood, Bill
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to civil and criminal liability for false reporting of child abuse. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to subcommittee
HCR 118 69-0 (1985) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Direct the Commission on Standards for the Teaching Profession and the State Board of Education to require, for teacher certification, training in recognizing and responding to signs of child abuse. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 266 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Adkisson, Tommy
Relating to examinations of children in cases of reported child abuse. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 274 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to authorizing child advocates in public schools to assist students who are victims of abuse or neglect. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 275 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to a requirement that teacher education programs include training in recognizing and responding to signs of child abuse in students. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 371 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to funding for child abuse and neglect prevention programs, to certain fees, and to the establishment of the Council on Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 453 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to admitting hearsay statements of certain children into evidence in certain criminal court proceedings and certain juvenile court hearings. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably with substitute
SB 660 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Willis, Doyle
Relating to a statement of testimony of a child in certain proceedings under Title 3, Family Code. House: Judiciary
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1176 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to reporting of child abuse and to the offense of failure to report child abuse or neglect. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judiciary
SB 1177 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to child abuse and neglect reports and the definitions of child abuse and neglect. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1178 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the testimony of a child in certain cases and regulatory hearings. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SCR 57 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted Directing the Commission on Standards to include training in child abuse recognition in teacher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
HB 173 68-0 (1983) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the penalty for the offense of failure to report the abuse or neglect of a child. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 234 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the release of information concerning a person's treatment for a sexually transmissible disease in a child abuse case. House: Public Health Referred to Committee on Public Health
HB 303 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to privileged or confidential information in certain suits under the Family Code. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 356 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to emergency child custody procedures involving a child who is the victim of sexual abuse. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 358 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to child abuse investigations. House: Judiciary
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 407 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to physical examinations of children in cases of reported child abuse. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HR 17 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Extending the operation of the House Select Committee on Child Abuse/Neglect and Child Pornography through the regular legislative session. House: House Administration
SB 458 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Willis, Doyle
Relating to physical examinations of children in cases of reported child abuse. House: Judiciary
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 229 67-0 (1981) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to emergency child custody suits involving a child who is the victim of incest or sexual abuse. House: Judiciary Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 287 67-0 (1981) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Relating to the investigation of child abuse reports. House: Judiciary Coauthor authorized
HB 379 67-0 (1981) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the reporting and investigation of child abuse. House: Judiciary Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1246 67-0 (1981) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and to civil and criminal procedures in those cases. House: Judiciary Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
SB 242 67-0 (1981) Author: Kothmann, Glenn
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the reporting and investigation of child abuse and to the issuance of certain search warrants. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 673 66-0 (1979) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the promulgation, distribution, and completion of child abuse report forms. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1398 66-0 (1979) Author: Ezzell, Michael H. Relating to procedures for obtaining a psychological or psychiatric examination of an abused child. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 1756 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to a treatment program for sexually abused children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1757 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the penalty for the failure to report child abuse. House: Judicial Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 1758 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the investigation of child abuse reports. House: Judicial Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1759 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to notification by an employee of the Texas Department of Human Resources to a local law enforcement officer of reports of child abuse involving sexual abuse; providing a penalty. House: Judicial Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1763 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to establishment of a program to educate the public on the sexual abuse on children. House: Human Services Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1770 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the establishment of a training course in the problems of juvenile sexual abuse for certain peace officers and prosecuting attorneys in certain cities. House: Higher Education Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1771 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to a training course for school counselors on sexual abuse of children. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
SB 733 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Ezzell, Michael H.
Relating to procedures for obtaining a psychological or psychiatric examination of an abused child. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 952 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Relating to court ordered psychological examinations and treatment of parents or other persons who have or may have abused or neglected a child. House: Judiciary Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 37 64-0 (1975) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the examination of children believed to be adversely affected by abuse or neglect. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 39 64-0 (1975) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to reports of investigations of child abuse or neglect. House: Judiciary Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 597 64-0 (1975) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to the offense of failing to report child abuse or neglect. House: Judiciary Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 713 63-0 (1973) Author: Vecchio, James S. Relating to the penalty for certain failures to report suspected or known child abuse or neglect. House: Human Resources Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1414 63-0 (1973) Author: Semos, Chris V.
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to the penalty for failure to report suspected or known child abuse or neglect. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 541 62-0 (1971) Author: Coats, Sam Relating to the protection of children from abuse and neglect.
SB 149 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cates, Phil
Relating to the protection of children from abuse and neglect.
HB 926 61-0 (1969) Author: Archer, Jr., William Reynolds "Bill" | et. al. Relating to reporting by certain individuals of physical abuse of children; providing for the duties of county attorneys regarding such reports.
HB 364 59-0 (1965) Author: Miller, William H. | et. al. Relating to physicians' reports of certain injuries involving children.
SB 225 59-0 (1965) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al. Relating to physicians' reports of certain injuries involving children.
HB 1016 58-0 (1963) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to making it unlawful for adult persons to assault a child under the age of six years by any means whatsoever where such assault results in serious bodily injury, defining the offense, providing for penalties.
SB 457 58-0 (1963) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful for adult persons to assault a child under the age of six years by any means whatsoever where such assault results in serious bodily injury, defining the offense, and providing for penalties.
SB 138 57-0 (1961) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to making it a separate felony for a parent to commit an assault and battery on his minor child resulting in the death of said child; providing for punishment.
HB 507 54-0 (1955) Author: Hazlett, Alvin Guy Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to allow the conviction of a defendant upon uncorroborated testimony of an accomplice where the defendant is charged with handling or fondling a child's sexual parts in violation of the Texas Penal Code; making the Act cumulative but controlling.

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