House Bill 1964: Medical Abuse Claims Commission

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House Bill 1964: Medical Abuse Claims Commission
Sponsors:
Lyons
Summary:

This bill calls for an independent commission to study the Justina Pelletier Department of Children and Families case. The commission is to focus on the number of families affected by the law regarding the reporting of suspected abuse and neglect and to focus on any changes to limit the improper use of that law.

HSLDA's Position:
Support.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:
1/23/2017 House Introduced, referred to Children, Families & Persons with Disabilities
6/27/2017 House Committee heard; eligible for executive session

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