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Bill Detail: HB24-1120

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Title Resources for Persons in Child Welfare System
Status House Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Amended to Appropriations (02/20/2024)
Bill Subjects
  • Human Services
House Sponsors G. Evans (R)
Senate Sponsors
House Committee Health and Human Services
Senate Committee
Date Introduced 01/26/2024

The bill requires that prior to adding a person found responsible
for child abuse or neglect (person) to the automated child welfare system
(system), a county department of human or social services must provide,
within 14 days, a written notice to the person of the opportunity for a
hearing to appeal the finding. The written notice must include, among
other things:
  • Information about the factual history of the case and
detailed information about the appeals process;
  • Information about how the person may obtain, at no cost to
the person, a complete copy of the record that will be added
to the system, subject to redactions required by law;
  • Information about how the person may request a complete
copy of the law enforcement record, if any, of the alleged
incident of child abuse or neglect;
  • Information about the office of the child protection
ombudsman; and
  • Information about the office of the respondent parents'
When a hearing is requested, the bill requires an administrative
law judge to contact the parties to schedule the hearing, which must take
place no later than 120 days after the date the person requests a hearing.
The bill describes the rights accorded to the person.

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