HB2000 Waives the Division of Family Services' sovereign immunity for cases of child abuse under their supervision which result in death or serious injury.
Sponsor: Luetkenhaus, Bill (12) Effective Date:00/00/0000
CoSponsor: LR Number: 4452L.01I
Last Action: COMMITTEE: SOCIAL SERVICES, MEDICAID AND THE ELDERLY
03/07/2000 - Public Hearing Held (H)
HB2000
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INTRODUCED

HB 2000 -- Child Abuse Reports

Sponsor:  Luetkenhaus

This bill adds to the list of persons who must be given access
to central registry child abuse investigation records, members
of the press who can produce the name of a specific child and
any person exercising temporary supervision over a specific
child who can produce the name of the specific child.  The bill
also expressly waives sovereign immunity of the Division of
Family Services for negligent acts or omissions in cases
involving death or serious injury arising out of the negligent
supervision or control of employees handling individual child
abuse cases which have been reported on at least 2 separate
occasions.

The bill has penalty provisions.


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