H.B. No. 0008
Child abuse-reporting requirements.
Sponsored By: Representative(s) Gingery
AN ACT relating to child protective services; amending the mandatory requirement to report child abuse and neglect; amending penalties for failure to report and for false reporting; providing a definition; and providing for an effective date.
11/28/2012 Bill Number Assigned
1/8/2013 H Received for Introduction
1/9/2013 H Introduced and Referred to H01
1/15/2013 H01 Recommended Amend and Do Pass
Ayes: Representative(s) Connolly, Gingery, Halverson, Krone and Walters
Nays: Representative(s) Baker, Kroeker, Miller and Watt
Ayes 5 Nays 4 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
1/15/2013 H Placed on General File
Page 1-line 4 After "reporting;" insert "providing a definition;".
Page 1-line 8 After "creating" delete "a".
Page 1-line 9 Delete "subsection (e)" insert "subsections (e) and (f)".
Page 1-line 14 After "Any" insert "mandated reporter or other"; delete all new language; reinsert all stricken language.
Page 1-lines 15 through 17 Delete all new language; reinsert all stricken language.
Page 2-lines 1 through 7 Delete all new language; reinsert all stricken language.
Page 2-line 17 Delete "person or agency" insert "mandated reporter".
Page 2-after line 21 Insert:
"(f) As used in this section, "mandated reporter" means a person employed by an organization or public agency tasked with the care or protection of children, specifically:
(i) Law enforcement;
(ii) Child care providers;
(iii) Child protection or other social services;
(iv) Educational institutions; and
(v) Healthcare providers.". GINGERY, CHAIRMAN
1/15/2013 H Passed CoW
1/16/2013 H Passed 2nd Reading
1/17/2013 H Passed 3rd Reading
Ayes: Representative(s) Barlow, Blake, Blevins, Blikre, Brown, Burkhart, Byrd, Campbell, Cannady, Coleman, Connolly, Eklund, Esquibel, K., Filer, Freeman, Gingery, Goggles, Greear, Greene, Harshman, Harvey, Hunt, Kasperik, Kirkbride, Krone, Larsen, Lockhart, Loucks, Madden, Moniz, Nicholas, B., Northrup, Patton, Paxton, Petroff, Reeder, Semlek, Sommers, Stubson, Teeters, Throne, Wallis, Walters, Wilson, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv.
Nays: Representative(s) Baker, Davison, Gay, Halverson, Hutchings, Jaggi, Kroeker, Lubnau, McKim, Miller, Piiparinen, Watt and Winters
Excused: Representative(s) Berger
Ayes 46 Nays 13 Excused 1 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
1/18/2013 S Received for Introduction
1/28/2013 S Introduced and Referred to S01
2/6/2013 S01 Recommended Amend and Do Pass
Ayes: Senator(s) Burns, Christensen, Esquibel, F., Hicks and Schiffer
Ayes 5 Nays 0 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
2/6/2013 S Placed on General File
HB0008SS001/ADOPTED (TO ENGROSSED COPY)
Page 2-line 14 After "reporter" insert "during the performance of their duties".
Page 2-line 22 After "children" insert "during the performance of their duties". SCHIFFER, CHAIRMAN
2/22/2013 S Failed CoW; Indef Postponed
Ayes: Senator(s) Burns, Hastert, Nutting and Schiffer
Nays: Senator(s) Anderson, JL S28, Bebout, Case, Coe, Cooper, Craft, Dockstader, Driskill, Emerich, Esquibel, F., Geis, Hicks, Hines, Landen, Meier, Nicholas, P., Perkins, Peterson, Ross, Rothfuss, Scott and Von Flatern
Excused: Senator(s) Anderson, JD S02, Barnard, Christensen and Johnson
Ayes 4 Nays 22 Excused 4 Absent 0 Conflicts 0