04RS HB671


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HB 671 (BR 1723) - R. Palumbo, M. Marzian, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to the release of information in child abuse cases.
     Amend KRS 620.050 to require the Cabinet for Families and Children to conduct an internal review of each case where child abuse or neglect has resulted in a child fatality or near fatality, and the cabinet had prior contact with the child or the child's family; require the cabinet to prepare a summary of the investigation of each incident; require the cabinet to submit an annual report analyzing the summaries of internal reviews to the Governor, the General Assembly, and the state child fatality review team.


     HCS - Retain original provisions; make technical amendments.

     Mar 1-introduced in House
     Mar 2-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Mar 3-posted in committee
     Mar 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 12-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 15-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 16, 2004
     Mar 16-3rd reading, passed 91-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 17-received in Senate
     Mar 22-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Mar 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 24-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 29-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 29, 2004
     Apr 13-3rd reading, passed 38-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 22-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 169)

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