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HB 4 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the relative or other designated caregiver placement program and to monetary assistance provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services to certain relative or designated caregivers; creating a criminal offense; creating a civil penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 5 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Family and Protective Services and the transfer of certain powers and duties from the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
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 7 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to child protective services suits, motions, and services by the Department of Family and Protective Services and to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 39 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the provision of child protective services and other health and human services by certain state agencies; authorizing a fee. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
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 482 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to employee caseload limit goals for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing goals for certain of those services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 511 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to removing the deadline for the Department of Family and Protective Services to enter into permanency care assistance agreements. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 576 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to medical examinations for certain children taken into possession by the Department of Family and Protective Services or another governmental entity. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 596 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to the duration of an appointment of a guardian ad litem or an attorney ad litem for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 610 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to procedures for presenting certain evidence at placement review hearings in suits affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 634 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to minimum education requirements for child protective services caseworkers. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 689 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the determination of intellectual disability for children in foster care. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 690 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to a best practices guide for persons involved in child protective services cases. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 691 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to a court's temporary extended jurisdiction over certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 693 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to medical and psychological assessments and services for children in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. 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 695 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the establishment of a caseload management system for child protective services caseworkers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 696 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to information included in reports on caseloads for child protective services caseworkers. 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 698 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to notice given to certain persons before a change of placement for a child in foster care. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 699 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the ability of foster parents to intervene in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 701 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to certain service plans for children in the care of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 703 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the availability of personal information of a child protective services caseworker or investigator. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 704 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to the required submission by certain general residential operations of information requested by courts. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 705 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the appointment of an attorney general liaison for each regional office of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 707 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to certain service plans for children in the care of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 708 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the provision of certain evidence on request to certain parties in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 709 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to a study conducted by Texas A&M University on services for children and families available in rural counties for children in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 723 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the establishment of county boards to oversee the provision of child protective services in certain counties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 750 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to a court's jurisdiction in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship over certain young people seeking special immigrant juvenile status and to child protective services caseworkers assigned to those young people. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 834 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to regulating the custody transfer of an adopted child; creating a criminal offense. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 845 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 872 85-0 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the applicability of certain laws to an agreement authorizing certain persons to make decisions regarding a child. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 928 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to assisting certain children who are in foster care in the process of applying to institutions of higher education. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 932 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the collection of information concerning the number of juvenile offenders committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department who have been in foster care. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 951 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the office of independent ombudsman for the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1043 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a court order authorizing temporary care of a minor child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
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 1132 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to procedures for presenting certain evidence at placement review hearings in suits affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1159 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to notice given to certain medical providers of a change in placement for a child in foster care. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1160 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to a court order for health care for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 1216 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to disclosure regarding the existence of a gestational agreement in a suit for the dissolution of a marriage and standing of an intended parent under a gestational agreement to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
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 1410 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the ability of foster parents to intervene in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1444 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the court's review of the placement of a child in certain court orders relating to a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1446 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the placement of a child in the possession of the Department of Family and Protective Services with a nonoffending parent or absentee parent of the child. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1478 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to emergency placements of children by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1501 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to child custody evaluations; creating an offense. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1521 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
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
Effective immediately
HB 1542 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the definition of the least restrictive environment for the placement of children in foster care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
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 1608 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to creating a pilot program to provide summer internships for foster youth. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1620 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to a voluntary temporary caregiver program providing temporary care for children removed from their homes. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1640 85-0 (2017) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al. Relating to ensuring continuity of education for homeless children and foster care youth and access to higher education, career information, and skills certification for foster care youth and former foster care youth. House: Human Services
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1671 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to child support funds recovered by the Title IV-D agency on behalf of a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 1758 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the provision of certain behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and their families under a contract with a managed care organization. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1805 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1901 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to creating a position of nonprofit agency services coordinator for the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1968 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to procedures for certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
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 2045 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to license renewal for certain child-care facilities and registered family homes. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 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 2225 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to the licensing of family residential centers by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the detention of certain juveniles. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2283 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2331 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to a pilot program to increase the financial independence of foster children who are transitioning to independent living. House: Human Services Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2335 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to requiring evidence-based trauma training for certain attorneys, court-appointed volunteer advocates, child-care workers, and child protective services employees. House: Human Services Postponed
HB 2361 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James Relating to a study regarding the appointment and use of attorneys ad litem in cases involving the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2401 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to supplemental pay for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2489 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to grants from the Department of Family and Protective Services to faith-based and charitable organizations that provide services to children and families. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2537 85-0 (2017) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to requiring public schools to provide information to certain students on the availability of financial assistance for postsecondary education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2601 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the required submission by certain general residential operations of information requested by courts. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2602 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the appointment of an attorney general liaison for each regional office of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2717 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to overtime pay for child protective services employees in the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2718 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to examination requirements for child protective services caseworkers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 2866 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to mental health assessments and the provision of mental health services for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3091 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to evaluating and improving the provision of prevention and early intervention services by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 3093 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the provision of family preservation services by the Department of Family and Protective Services to certain high-risk families. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3094 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the creation of the Prevention Advisory Board in the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3095 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the requirements of the Department of Family and Protective Services strategic plan for prevention and early intervention services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3096 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the recruitment and evaluation of foster care providers and the placement of children with foster care providers. 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 3108 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to procedures for taking possession of a child and for certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3109 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the appointment of a guardian ad litem or an attorney ad litem for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3297 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al. Relating to certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 3316 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James Relating to certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
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 3542 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to the withdrawal or withholding of life-sustaining treatment from a pregnant patient; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3553 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to prohibited requests for or disclosures of information regarding certain child-care facility license holders' ownership, possession, use, or storage of a firearm or other weapon; creating a criminal offense. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3555 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to an innovation grant program for community faith-based programs that collaborate with the Department of Family and Protective Services to improve foster care. House: Human Services Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 3558 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to an innovation grant program for community faith-based programs that collaborate with the Department of Family and Protective Services to improve foster care. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3561 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to assistance for foster children, homeless children or youth, and unaccompanied youth. House: Human Services Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3562 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to authorizing the foster parent of a foster child to take certain actions to protect the child from violence and kidnapping. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3750 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to a pilot program to recruit young adults as foster parents. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3859 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3932 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the application for and issuance of a marriage license and the marriage of a minor. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3935 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to licensing and reimbursing certain foster group homes that provide services to victims of sex trafficking. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3942 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the protection of certain children 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: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 4013 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the release of a child taken into possession by a law enforcement officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 4041 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to establishing family drug courts in counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 4083 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to trauma screening for certain children and trauma-informed care training for certain providers participating in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4094 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the access of criminal history record information by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
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
HB 4124 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a foster children's bill of rights. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4168 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to requirements for the court in permanency hearings for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services who are receiving transitional living services. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 51 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 74 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the provision of certain behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and their families under a contract with a managed care organization. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 203 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to removing the deadline for the Department of Family and Protective Services to enter into permanency care assistance agreements. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 204 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 213 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Justin
Relating to the office of ombudsman for the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 429 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to minimum education requirements for child protective services caseworkers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 469 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the duration of an appointment of a guardian ad litem or an attorney ad litem for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 482 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of a program to assist foster care youth and former foster care youth in accessing higher education, career information, and skills certifications. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 530 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authorization of monetary assistance and support services for caregivers of children in parental child safety placements. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 653 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the eligibility of certain employees or annuitants convicted of certain felony offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 698 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to certain duties of the Department of Family and Protective Services regarding parental child safety placements. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 738 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the transfer of certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 739 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the postponement of certain hearings in suits affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 796 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the collection of information concerning the number of juvenile offenders committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department who have been in foster care. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 874 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the mandatory dismissal of certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 879 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Rose, Toni | et. al.
Relating to a review of a person's disqualification to serve as a relative or other designated caregiver for a child. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 889 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to collecting and reporting certain information by the Department of Family and Protective Services relating to certain alcohol and controlled substance use. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 892 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 907 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the definition of the least restrictive environment for the placement of children in foster care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SB 999 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to procedures for taking possession of a child and for certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1018 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the licensing of family residential centers by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the detention of certain juveniles. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to State Affairs
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 1206 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to access to certain health records and information regarding a child placed for adoption. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1220 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Vo, Hubert
Relating to ensuring continuity of education and access to higher education, career information, and skills certification for foster care youth and former foster care youth. House: Human Services
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1236 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to child custody evaluations; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1415 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the child protective service functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1444 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to de novo hearings in child protection cases. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1536 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the ability of a child-placing agency to decline to provide services or accept a referral from the Department of Family and Protective Services on the basis of sincerely held religious beliefs. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1571 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the release of a child taken into possession by a law enforcement officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1705 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the application for and issuance of a marriage license and the marriage of a minor. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1706 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to forcing or coercing a child to enter into a marriage. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1755 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a graduation progress committee for certain public school students in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1758 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Chris
Relating to requirements for the court in permanency hearings for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services who are receiving transitional living services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1798 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the collection and reporting of child safety data in certain child-care facilities and establishing child safety standards in those facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 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 153 85-1 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the issuance of personal identification documents for foster children, homeless children or youth, and unaccompanied youth. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 331 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the sealing of certain court documents filed electronically in a child protection suit. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 418 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to child victims of trafficking who are placed in secure foster homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 600 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to child protective services and employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 656 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to the payment of foster care costs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 679 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study on homeless youth. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 723 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a guardian ad litem and attorney ad litem for a minor in an application for a court order authorizing the minor to consent to an abortion. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 781 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to caregiver screening and training by substitute care providers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 825 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to procedures for identifying any Native American heritage of children in certain hearings in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 843 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to housing services provided through the transitional living services program to certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
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 993 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to employee caseload standards for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing standards for certain of those services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1104 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to exempting the procurement of services for victims of family violence from competitive bidding requirements. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1217 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to certain reporting requirements of the Department of Family and Protective Services regarding child protection, including reporting information for certain foster children who are missing or are victims of sex trafficking. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1309 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the notification of certain persons concerning certain events related to a child in foster care or in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1371 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the creation of an independent ombudsman for children and youth in foster care. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1391 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to appointment of a nonparent as managing conservator of a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
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 1439 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the creation of an educational publication for judicial guidance on cases involving a child who may be eligible for special immigrant juvenile status. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 1449 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to child custody evaluations and adoption evaluations conducted and testimony provided in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship; providing penalties; creating an offense; authorizing fees. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1704 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to disclosure of pregnancy or the existence of a gestational agreement in a suit for the dissolution of a marriage and standing of an intended parent under a gestational agreement to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1772 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1782 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to protective orders against certain persons who are convicted of or placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for an offense involving family violence. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1804 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to notice by campuses and open-enrollment charter schools about events that may significantly impact the education of certain foster children. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1852 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to certain assessments for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1901 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the withdrawal or withholding of life-sustaining treatment from a pregnant patient. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 2140 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the creation by the Department of Family and Protective Services of positions and organizations to facilitate the provision of services to foster youth. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2304 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and the provision of health and human services in this state. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
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 2514 84-0 (2015) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to standing for certain individuals to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2615 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the office of independent ombudsman for the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
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 2837 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to authorization agreements between a parent and a relative or other person for the care and custody of the parent's child and an exemption from a licensing requirement; authorizing a fee. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2895 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the payment of certain attorney ad litem fees in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship filed by a governmental entity. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3382 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the compensation of associate judges appointed to hear Title IV-D cases or child protection cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3575 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to eligibility for supplemental financial assistance provided to certain grandparents. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3589 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3678 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the office of independent ombudsman for the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3734 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the application for and issuance of a marriage license and the marriage of a minor. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3857 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to standing for certain individuals to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3906 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction and the appointment of an attorney ad litem or guardian ad litem in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3967 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to a pilot program to increase the financial independence of foster children who are transitioning to independent living. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Reported favorably as substituted
HB 4009 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the appointment of associate judges for child protection cases. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues No action taken in committee
HB 4048 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to mental health assessments and evaluations of children in foster care. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
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
HB 4121 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to service plans and placements for children under the care of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 23 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 59 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to an exemption from competitive bidding requirements for the procurement of services for victims of family violence. House: Human Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
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 125 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to certain assessments for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 200 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and the provision of health and human services in this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
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 314 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to appointment of a nonparent as managing conservator of a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 354 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the transfer to the Health and Human Services Commission of contracting authority for children's advocacy centers and volunteer advocate programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 358 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 712 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to standing for certain individuals to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 820 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to child custody evaluations and adoption evaluations conducted and testimony provided in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship; providing penalties; creating an offense; authorizing fees. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 830 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the creation of an independent ombudsman for children and youth in foster care. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
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 986 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to information obtained by a guardian ad litem representing a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 1120 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the application for and issuance of a marriage license and the marriage of a minor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1270 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the compensation of associate judges appointed to hear Title IV-D cases and child protection cases. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 1524 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the eligibility of certain foster care adolescents and former foster care adolescents for benefits under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 1892 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to a study on homeless youth. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1929 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction and the appointment of an attorney ad litem or guardian ad litem in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
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 21 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey | et. al. Relating to a central database containing information about offenders who have committed certain offenses against children or offenses involving family or dating violence. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 60 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the failure to report a missing child or the death of a child; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
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 165 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship and placement decisions for children in foster care. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 304 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to employee caseload standards for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing standards for certain of those services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
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 456 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to training for school district liaisons who assist students in the conservatorship of the state with school enrollments and transfers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 457 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the aggregation of data in the Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) regarding public school students in foster care. House: Public Education Referred to Public 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 604 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the evaluation of potential foster parents and adoptive parents. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
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 831 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to consent to the administration of certain medications provided to foster children. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 915 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the administration and monitoring of health care provided to foster children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 932 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the notification of certain legislators of the death of a child in foster care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 965 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to benefits provided to a household under the financial assistance and supplemental nutrition assistance programs following the removal of a child from the household. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1058 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to complaints about medication or medical care provided to foster children. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
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 1143 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to certain assessments for children in the conservatorship of the state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1151 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to service plans and placements for children under the care of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 1153 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to parent education and family stabilization courses in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1176 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al. Relating to a presumption that applies to certain conduct involving certain controlled substances that endangers a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1180 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to foster care placement decisions made by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1185 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the retention of certain records in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship by a child's attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem, or amicus attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
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 1209 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to standing for certain individuals to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1227 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Relating to the use of an Internet application to allow access by court-appointed volunteer advocates to child protective services case information. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1228 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Relating to consideration by the court of sexual abuse and conduct that constitutes sexual assault in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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 1396 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a study on alcohol and controlled substance statistics prepared by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the Department of State Health Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1437 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of failure to stop or report aggravated sexual assault of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1648 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information held by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
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 1681 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to foster care placement decisions made by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1682 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to background and criminal history checks for parents or other relatives of children in residential child-care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1684 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the dismissal or nonsuit of a suit to terminate the parent-child relationship filed by a governmental entity. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1686 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to foster care placement decisions made by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1948 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to voluntary and involuntary mental health services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2038 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to addressing disproportionality and disparities in the education, juvenile justice, child welfare, health, and mental health systems, the continuation and operation of the Interagency Council for Addressing Disproportionality, and the duties of the Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2218 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to the office of independent ombudsman for the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2228 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the applicability of the exception to prosecution for the offense of abandoning or endangering a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2240 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to a study on homeless youth. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2400 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to children who engage in certain conduct indicating a need for supervision and the provision of services to those children and their families. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
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 2619 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the educational needs of children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2620 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of a task force on domestic violence. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2773 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to intervention by foster parents in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2776 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to standing for certain individuals to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2844 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to adoption services of the Department of Family and Protective Services with respect to sibling groups. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2970 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the procedures for the placement of children by certain governmental agencies. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3062 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the failure to report a missing child or the death of a child; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
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 3399 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the stability of placements for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
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
HB 3405 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to an exemption for certain emergency shelters from child-care licensing requirements. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3431 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship and the operation of the child protective services and foster care systems. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 66 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to studying the causes of and making recommendations for reducing child fatalities, including fatalities from the abuse and neglect of children. 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 425 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Relating to foster care placement decisions made by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 426 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to a home visiting program for at-risk families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 428 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to background and criminal history checks for parents or other relatives of children in residential child-care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 429 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the dismissal or nonsuit of a suit to terminate the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 502 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 534 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to providing stable placement for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 718 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to voluntary and involuntary mental health services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 728 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the notification of certain legislators of the death of a child in foster care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 768 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 771 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to training for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 832 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to training for school district and open-enrollment charter school liaisons who assist students in the conservatorship of the state with school enrollments and transfers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 833 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the collection of data through the Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) as to the foster care status of public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 886 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to extended foster care for certain young adults and the extended jurisdiction of a court in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving those young adults. 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 963 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the use of an Internet application to allow access by court-appointed volunteer advocates to child protective services case information. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1032 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to addressing disproportionality and disparities in the education, juvenile justice, child welfare, health, and mental health systems, the continuation and operation of the Interagency Council for Addressing Disproportionality, and the duties of the Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1119 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to certain staff-to-child ratios applicable to nonresidential child-care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1123 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to requiring child safety alarms in certain vehicles used by child-care facilities to transport children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1174 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of a task force on domestic violence. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1404 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to attendance at and completion of high school by students who are in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1748 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to employee caseload standards for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing standards for certain of those services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1758 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the establishment of a task force to examine hiring and management practices of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1759 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to the procedures for the appointment of and the duties of attorneys ad litem in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
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
SB 1789 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the stability of placements for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 85 83-1 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship and placement decisions for children in foster care. Filed
HB 121 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to standing for certain individuals to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Postponed
HB 151 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to monetary assistance for substitute care provided to a child by a relative caregiver. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 253 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the protection of children by ensuring reports of abuse or neglect, protecting children from abuse and neglect, ensuring that births are reported, and prosecuting the offense of bigamy; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 487 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to testimony by certain children at a hearing on an application for a protective order. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 502 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to foster care payments for certain children. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 544 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a request for attorney's fees in a family law matter. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 753 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the recruitment and retention of certain caseworkers employed by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 769 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the evaluation of potential foster parents and adoptive parents. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 792 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the notice requirements for and effective date of a service plan filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services with regard to a child. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 793 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to parent education and family stabilization courses in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
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 826 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to facilitating the enrollment in or transfer to a public school district of a student in the conservatorship of the state. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 835 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to standing for certain individuals to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
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 943 82-0 (2011) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to reporting requirements concerning missing persons, including missing children in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 945 82-0 (2011) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the disproportionality of certain groups in the juvenile justice, child welfare, health, and mental health systems and the disproportionality of the delivery of certain services in the education system. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1078 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a guardian ad litem and attorney for a minor in an application for a court order authorizing the minor to consent to an abortion. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1099 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to creating an advisory committee on child protective services in the region that includes Bexar County for the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
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 1207 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to adoption of the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1342 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to employee caseload and call processing standards for the provision of child and adult protective services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1466 82-0 (2011) 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: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1782 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to a report on efforts made by the Department of Family and Protective Services to place children in adoptive homes. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1854 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to certain arrangements to provide care for a child during an investigation of abuse or neglect. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2015 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to certain conduct indicating a need for supervision and the sealing of records related to that conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2170 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Relating to the rights of a foster child and to assisting a foster child in obtaining the child's credit report. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
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 2367 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the creation of an advisory panel to study certain parental rights relating to possession of or access to the parent's child. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2370 82-0 (2011) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to certain notice to applicants to provide care under the permanency care assistance program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2374 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the taking of children into custody by certain law enforcement officers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2488 82-0 (2011) Author: Scott, Connie
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to access to a child's medical records by the child's attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem, or amicus attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2496 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to creating a teen dating violence court program and the deferral of adjudication and dismissal of certain dating violence cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2560 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheffield, Ralph | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to transporting a foster child in a vehicle where a handgun is in the possession of a foster parent licensed to carry a concealed handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
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 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
HB 2965 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the powers and duties of an attorney ad litem appointed for a parent in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3175 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to notice to certain persons that a child is in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3177 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan Relating to venue for certain crimes against children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably as amended
HB 3234 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the prioritization of requests to release certain case records maintained by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3311 82-0 (2011) Author: Carter, Stefani
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the duty of an attorney ad litem appointed for a child to meet with the child or individual with whom the child resides before each court hearing. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3314 82-0 (2011) Author: Carter, Stefani
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a requirement that an attorney ad litem appointed for a child file a statement with the court regarding the attorney ad litem's meeting with the child or other specified person. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3547 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to enforcement by a local government of fire safety standards at certain child-care facilities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3670 82-0 (2011) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to training for employees and operators of certain child-care facilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
SB 76 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to certain providers of subsidized child care, the use of certain personal information to prevent fraud in child-care programs, and the disclosure of certain personal information for the purpose of investigation and enforcement of unemployment compensation violations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 218 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship and the operation of the child protective services and foster care systems. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 269 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a foster children's bill of rights. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 277 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the preparation of case records of children discharged from foster care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 283 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Scott, Connie
Relating to the appointment of associate judges in child protective services cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 284 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 434 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to the establishment of a task force to address the relationship between domestic violence and child abuse and neglect. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 501 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the disproportionality of certain groups in the juvenile justice, child welfare, health, and mental health systems and the disproportionality of the delivery of certain services in the education system. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 532 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to a study by the Department of Family and Protective Services regarding establishing a system to identify children born to certain parents. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 681 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the establishment of a task force to study the assessments of children in the child welfare system. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
1 hr. notice-for reconsideration
SB 715 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Scott, Connie
Relating to access to a child's medical records by the child's attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem, or amicus attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 968 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to certain costs used to fund court-appointed volunteer advocate programs. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 993 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the removal of a child by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including certain arrangements to provide care for a child during an investigation of abuse or neglect. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1025 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to service of citation and appointment of an attorney ad litem for an indigent parent in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 1026 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the powers and duties of an attorney ad litem appointed for a parent or an alleged father in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1091 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to authorization for a caregiver who is a relative to enroll a child in school. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 1313 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the definition of conduct indicating a need for supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1637 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to assisting foster children in obtaining and understanding the child's credit report. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1745 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to enforcement by a local government of fire safety standards at certain child-care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1749 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the admissibility of certain statements made by a child in a juvenile justice or criminal proceeding. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 188 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the rights of children and the education of parents regarding their duties as parents. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 324 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to monetary assistance for substitute care provided to a child by a relative caregiver. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 428 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to standing for certain individuals to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 611 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to requirements applicable to an attorney ad litem appointed to represent a parent in a child protective services case. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 704 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the jurisdiction of a court over a child in the managing conservatorship of the state after the child's 18th birthday. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 705 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to providing certain documents and training to children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 706 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to the imposition of background and criminal history check requirements for certain employees of and applicants for employment with the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 884 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the permanent placement of certain foster children. House: Human Services 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 973 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to testimony by certain children at a hearing on an application for a protective order. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 974 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring the court to confer with a child before a protective order hearing. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1032 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to suits for adoption of a child in certain cases involving the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1068 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to information regarding the relative or designated caregivers for a child in the managing conservatorship of the state. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 1393 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to an exemption for certain facilities from the child-care licensing requirements. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1565 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk Relating to monetary assistance for substitute care provided to a child by a relative caregiver. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
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 1629 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the care and protection of foster children committed to or released under supervision by the Texas Youth Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1943 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the appointment of volunteer advocates as guardians ad litem in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
HB 2040 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to establishing a kinship guardian assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2797 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to family violence and protective orders. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
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 3126 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to reports of certain information relating to foster homes by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3370 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the privatization of certain child protective services functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3492 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to a pilot program for the provision of certain child protective services functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services by a private entity. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3604 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the evaluation of potential foster parents and adoptive parents. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4108 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to a central database containing information about certain offenders who have committed offenses involving family violence against a child. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
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 4373 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the independent office of consumer affairs for the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4425 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to authorizing a suit to declare that certain children have been abused, neglected, or abandoned. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 4426 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
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: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on intent calendar
HB 4550 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the recruitment and retention of certain caseworkers employed by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4558 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the recruitment, employment, and retention of certain Department of Family and Protective Services caseworkers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4564 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the notice requirements for and effective date of a service plan filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services with regard to a child. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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
HB 4570 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to designated caregivers for children in the managing conservatorship of the state. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4622 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services caseworker replacement program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4806 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to court-appointed volunteer advocates in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
SB 69 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to child protective services and foster care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 81 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Hernandez, Ana
Relating to certain providers of subsidized child care. 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 301 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to caseload assignments for employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 491 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto
Relating to consideration of family violence in the risk assessment for international parental abduction of a child. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 703 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the provision of a certified copy of a birth certificate for certain minors receiving services from the Department of Family and Protective Services and to the amendment of birth and death certificates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
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 983 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to providing certain documents and training to children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 984 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the jurisdiction of a court to conduct placement review hearings for a child in the managing conservatorship of the state after the child's 18th birthday. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 1052 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to a foster children's bill of rights. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
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 1129 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to membership on and reporting requirements of the child fatality review team committee. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1229 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to creating an advisory committee on child protective services in the region that includes Bexar County for the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1332 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to the placement of certain children who are in the managing conservatorship of the state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1376 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the care and protection of foster children committed to or released under supervision by the Texas Youth Commission. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1435 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to family violence and protective orders. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1437 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the powers of an associate judge in a Title IV-D case. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1440 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to orders and judgments rendered by associate judges in child support and child protection cases and to the investigation of child abuse and neglect. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
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 1723 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to an informational manual for voluntary caregivers who provide temporary care for children who are the subject of an investigation by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1734 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services caseworker replacement program. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
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 2061 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to financial assistance for voluntary caregivers of a child during an investigation by the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2368 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to monetary assistance for substitute care provided to a child by a relative caregiver. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2385 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to information regarding the relative or designated caregivers for a child in the managing conservatorship of the state. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2434 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the appointment of guardians ad litem in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 363 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the provision of case management services for children by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Meeting cancelled
HB 420 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Relating to fetal and infant mortality review and health warnings related to fetal and infant mortality; imposing a penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 619 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the involuntary termination of the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
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 772 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, including the powers and duties of domestic relations offices and the conducting of social studies. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1087 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the qualifications to serve as an associate judge in certain family law proceedings. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 1112 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to consent for certain medical research involving children in foster care. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1263 80-0 (2007) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to possession of firearms and ammunition in certain foster homes. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1361 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to privatization of child protective services and the improvement of services for children and families provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1481 80-0 (2007) Author: Castro, Joaquin | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to procedures for a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1752 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a foster children's bill of rights. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1786 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to an exemption for certain programs from the child-care licensing requirements. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1826 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to monetary assistance for substitute care provided to a child by a relative caregiver. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1938 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to certain restrictions on travel outside of the United States by children in foster care. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2140 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to child protective services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2287 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to child protective services. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 2342 80-0 (2007) Author: O'Day, Mike Relating to the appointment of an attorney ad litem for a child in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship filed by a governmental entity. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2580 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the designation by the Department of Family and Protective Services of an individual to consent on behalf of the department to medical care for a child in foster care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2670 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to providing notice to the Department of Family and Protective Services of investigations of family violence at certain foster homes. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2736 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the adoption by the Department of Family and Protective Services of standardized forms for use by foster parent applicants, child-placing agencies, and department caseworkers in submitting required information to the department. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2770 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to adoption of the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2780 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the authority to consent to the administration of psychotropic drugs to certain foster children. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3008 80-0 (2007) Author: Pierson, Paula | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to match certain teens in foster care with adult mentors. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
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 3040 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to background and criminal history checks for certain providers of subsidized child care. House: Human Services Meeting cancelled
HB 3108 80-0 (2007) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al. Relating to caseloads for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3187 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to restrictions on the geographic area in which a conservator must maintain a child's primary residence. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
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 3625 80-0 (2007) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al. Relating to background and criminal history checks and for certain state employees who interact with children or supervise persons who interact with children. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 3756 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the management of child protective services caseworkers. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3916 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the regional implementation of the privatization of substitute care and case management services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 143 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Veasey, Marc
Relating to fetal and infant mortality review and health warnings related to fetal and infant mortality; imposing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 206 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to certain providers of subsidized child care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 271 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the qualifications to serve as an associate judge in certain family law proceedings. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 322 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to possession of firearms and ammunition in certain foster homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 450 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to enrollment and participation in certain research programs of certain children in foster care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 452 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to access to records maintained by the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 723 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to requiring that the Department of Family and Protective Services maintain and report certain information in connection with the placement of children and to the use of the information provided. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
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 802 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the child fatality review process, including the composition and functions of the child fatality review team committee. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 804 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to standing for certain persons to file a suit for the adoption of a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 805 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to a foster children's bill of rights. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 813 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to child protective services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 894 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to enrollment and participation in certain research programs of certain children in foster care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 982 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the eligibility of certain grandparents for foster care payments. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
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 1410 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the management of child protective services caseworkers. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
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 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
SB 1703 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the inspection of registered or listed family homes. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1727 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to requiring the Department of Family and Protective Services to provide certain information to a foster child who leaves foster care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1941 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the regulation of foster care providers. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 2034 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the standing requirements for certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 6 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al. Relating to protective services; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 171 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to caseload assignments for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 226 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the duties of an attorney ad litem appointed for a child in certain proceedings regarding the abuse or neglect of the child. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 227 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the completion of continuing legal education by an attorney ad litem appointed for a child in certain proceedings regarding the abuse or neglect of the child. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 228 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to use of a proposed child placement resources form in cases involving the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 270 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to court-ordered access to a child by the child's sibling. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 287 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide local oversight of child protective services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 306 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to creation of a program to provide for timely replacement of child protective services caseworkers. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 378 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to an exemption from the fee for a birth or death record requested by a child fatality review team or the child fatality review team committee. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 384 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to placement of a child with a noncustodial parent or relative to further the best interest of the child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 404 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the membership of the Family and Protective Services Council. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 478 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the operation of the child protective services and foster care system. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 798 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to release of a child taken into protective custody by a law enforcement or juvenile probation officer. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
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 842 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the prevention of shaken baby syndrome. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 877 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to certain complaints and information with respect to certain child-care facilities and family homes and to procedures for certain disciplinary actions against certain child-care facilities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1014 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to investigations and other procedures with respect to allegations of child abuse or neglect. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1177 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an appeal of a protective order. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1181 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a domestic relations office. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
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 1559 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John Relating to the offense of violating the terms of a court order providing for the possession of or access to a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1685 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the establishment of an interagency coordinating council for the prevention of child abuse and neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
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 2407 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the hearing of a child protection case by an associate judge. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2486 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the civil liability of certain organizations providing child welfare services. House: Civil Practices Meeting cancelled
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 3327 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a feasibility study regarding the provision of financial incentives to individuals who undergo training for child protective services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
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 119 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to creation of a program to provide for timely replacement of child protective services caseworkers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 216 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the authority of a local child fatality review team to obtain relevant records at no cost to the team. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 239 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to an exemption from the fee for a birth or death record requested by a child fatality review team or the child fatality review team committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 316 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to information provided to parents of newborn children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 565 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the posting of a list of employees in certain child-care facilities and family homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 750 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the operation of the child protective services and foster care systems. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 820 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the eligibility of certain grandparents for foster care payments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 845 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the hearing of a child protection case by an associate judge. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 984 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a feasibility study regarding the provision of financial incentives to individuals who undergo training for child protective services. 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 89 79-1 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al. Relating to a fee to support the appointment of attorneys ad litem in certain civil suits. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 227 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to certain notice requirements in a court order providing for the possession of or access to a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 585 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the membership of the Board of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 586 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the regulation of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services. House: Human Services Postponed
HB 1050 78-0 (2003) Author: Olivo, Dora
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to school attendance of a child placed in substitute care. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
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 1908 78-0 (2003) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to reasonable efforts to return a child to the child's home in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2058 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study regarding goals, outcome standards, and objectives in certain contracts with the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2433 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to a pilot project to address continuing needs for more child protective services caseworkers in certain regions of this state. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2724 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to childcare regulation and the making of false and anonymous complaints. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2852 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the appointment of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services to serve as a temporary or permanent guardian for a ward. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
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 593 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to the membership of the Board of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Failed to pass to 3rd reading
SB 602 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to access to criminal history record information concerning employees, volunteers, and applicant volunteers of children's advocacy centers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
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 1065 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to a pilot project to address continuing needs for more child protective services caseworkers in certain regions of this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1194 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to subcommittee
SB 1424 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
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
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1665 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Moreno, Joe
Relating to the care of a child taken into possession by a governmental entity without a court order. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1732 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to school attendance of a child placed in substitute care. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
HB 113 70-0 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the revocation of the license of a security officer who abducts a child and to the offenses of agreement to abduct a child from custody and interference with child custody. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 129 70-0 (1987) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the removal or exclusion of a child from the child's home and to findings by a court in making certain emergency orders with respect to a child. House: Judiciary Placed on General State Calendar
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 212 70-0 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the creation of the offense of taking or possessing certain photographs of nude children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Postponed in committee
HB 247 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the offense of enticing a child and creation of the offense of concealing a child's location. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 256 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to child abuse investigations. House: Judiciary Placed on General State Calendar
HB 657 70-0 (1987) Author: Earley, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to judicial training concerning abuse or neglect of children. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 757 70-0 (1987) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the activities of private investigators, the protection and custody of children who are subjects of certain court orders, and the creation of the offense of agreeing to abduct a child from custody. House: Public Safety Referred to subcommittee
HB 1417 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to technical corrections and clarifications in suits brought under Titles 1 and 2, Family Code. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
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
SB 712 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the activities of private investigators, the protection and custody of children who are the subjects of certain court orders, and to the creation of the offense of agreeing to abduct a child from custody. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
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 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 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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
HB 1725 68-0 (1983) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the administration of children's protective services in Harris County. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 698 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the administration of children's protective services in Harris County and to the powers and duties of the Harris County Children's Protective Services Board. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Human Services
HB 287 67-0 (1981) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Relating to the investigation of child abuse reports. House: Judiciary Coauthor authorized
HB 288 67-0 (1981) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Relating to the 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. House: Judiciary Coauthor authorized
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
HB 1608 67-0 (1981) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the taking of possession of a child for the child's protection. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
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
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1039 66-0 (1979) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to coordination of child protection services. House: State Affairs Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 1477 66-0 (1979) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to extending immunities to persons investigating and reporting for a receiving agency. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 1478 66-0 (1979) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to immunities from civil and criminal liability. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 1761 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the taking possession of a child for the child's protection. House: Judicial Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 1103 65-0 (1977) Author: Allee, Henry E. Relating to the temporary disposition of a child who is the subject of certain habeas corpus proceedings. House: Judiciary Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
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 506 61-0 (1969) Author: Allred, Dave | et. al. Relating to the definition of dependent and neglected children.
SB 281 61-0 (1969) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to the definition of dependent and neglected children relative to admission to the certain state homes.
SB 836 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to certain children who would be dependent or neglected except for the care and maintenance by a person having no obligation to support the child; authorizing certain officers to take certain children reasonably thought to be dependent or neglected to the juvenile court for disposition.
HB 121 53-0 (1953) Author: Strickland, Robert L. "Bob" Relating to repealing statutes creating the State Bureau of Child and Animal Protection and describing its duties.
HB 185 53-0 (1953) Author: Buchanan, Dexter Harold "Buck" Relating to repealing certain Statutes concerning the Bureau of Child and Animal Protection.
HB 446 52-0 (1951) Author: Cobb, Morris Gray Relating to repealing certain Articles concerning the State Bureau of Child and Animal Protection.
HB 531 52-0 (1951) Author: Crosthwait, John L. Relating to amending certain Articles to perpetuate a state bureau of Child and animal protection, as a body corporate, under the name Texas State Humane Society; with power to organize and maintain in the state local or subordinate organizations, and conferring thereon powers, privileges, immunities and duties processed by the state society and each of the branches thereof, upon which the same is hereafter conferred; adding provisions to the Penal Code of the State of Texas relating to authority of officers, definitions, and cruelty to fowls, poultry, and birds.
SB 336 52-0 (1951) Author: Kelly, Keith F. Relating to amending certain statutes giving authority to any probation officer or peace officer to take into custody any child whose surroundings are such as to endanger his health, welfare or morals in connection with the law pertaining to the authority of Juvenile Courts in handling dependent and neglected children; providing a savings clause.
HB 625 49-0 (1945) Author: Harris, Joe Relating to amending certain Articles relating to the appointment of State Bureau for protection of children and animals.
HB 638 49-0 (1945) Author: Files, Rae Mandette Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for regulation and supervision of children brought into the State of Texas for placement.
SB 375 42-0 (1931) Author: Hardin, Sr., Carl Clara Relating to creating the Division of Child Welfare in the Board of Control; declaring penalty for violation of such provision.
HB 451 40-0 (1927) Author: Shearer, Dr. Amon Robert | et. al. Relating to maternity and infancy welfare and hygiene; accepting the provisions of an Act of the United States Congress approved December 23, 1921 and known as the "Sheppard-Towner Act," providing that the work shall be carried on through the State Board of Health, through its Bureau of Child Hygiene.
HB 103 38-0 (1923) Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner | et. al. Relating to the interest of maternity and infancy welfare and hygiene; accepting provisions of an Act of the United States Congress approved November 23, 1921, entitled "An Act for the promotion of the welfare and hygiene of maternity and infancy and for other purposes", commonly known as the Sheppard-Tower Act.
HB 107 38-0 (1923) Author: Purl, George Clark | et. al. Relating to making it an offense for any husband to willfully, or without justification, desert, neglect or refuse to provide for the support and maintenance of his wife in destitute or necessitous circumstances, or any parent who shall willfully desert, neglect or refuse to provide for the support and maintenance of his or her child or children under the age of sixteen year in destitute or necessitous circumstances; prescribing a penalty therefor.
SB 282 33-0 (1913) Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al. Relating to creating the state Bureau of Child and Animal Protection, providing for appointment of members thereof, and authorizing said bureau to investigate and secure the enforcement of the laws for the protection of children and dumb animals.

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