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HB 4, 85th Regular Session
Relating to the relative or other designated caregiver placement program and to monetary assistance provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services to certain relative or designated caregivers; creating a criminal offense; creating a civil penalty.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: Cindy Burkett
Joint Author: Richard Peña Raymond | James Frank | Stephanie Klick | Sarah Davis
Coauthor: Rafael Anchia | Charles "Doc" Anderson | Rodney Anderson | Cecil Bell | Kyle Biedermann | César Blanco | Dwayne Bohac | Dennis Bonnen | Greg Bonnen | DeWayne Burns | Dustin Burrows | Angie Button | Briscoe Cain | Terry Canales | Giovanni Capriglione | Travis Clardy | Garnet Coleman | Byron Cook | Tony Dale | Drew Darby | Dawnna Dukes | Wayne Faircloth | Pat Fallon | Charlie Geren | Barbara Gervin-Hawkins | Craig Goldman | Lance Gooden | Ryan Guillen | Justin Holland | Celia Israel | Jarvis Johnson | Mark Keough | Phil King | Linda Koop | Matt Krause | Jeff Leach | Oscar Longoria | Eddie Lucio III | Morgan Meyer | Rick Miller | Ina Minjarez | Sergio Muñoz, Jr. | Victoria Neave | Tom Oliverson | Evelina "Lina" Ortega | Tan Parker | John Raney | Matt Rinaldi | Toni Rose | Scott Sanford | Matt Shaheen | Ron Simmons | Phil Stephenson | Jonathan Stickland | Lynn Stucky | Valoree Swanson | Shawn Thierry | Ed Thompson | Senfronia Thompson | Jason Villalba | James White | Paul Workman | John Wray | Gene Wu | Bill Zedler | John Zerwas
Sponsor: Charles Schwertner
CoSponsor: Royce West | Carlos Uresti | Eddie Lucio, Jr. | Paul Bettencourt | Konni Burton | Sylvia Garcia | Charles Perry | Juan Hinojosa | Donna Campbell | Bob Hall

Remarks: This Act takes effect September 1, 2017, but only if a specific appropriation for the implementation of the Act is provided in a general appropriations act of the 85th Legislature.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2017, 85th R.S.,ch. 315, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (TLC)
Committee Report (TLC)
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)

Gubernatorial documents:

Family--Child Protection
Human Services--Child Services

House Committee: Human Services (Richard Peña Raymond, James Frank, Mark Keough, Stephanie Klick, Rick Miller, Ina Minjarez, Toni Rose, Valoree Swanson, Gene Wu)
Senate Committee: Health & Human Services (Charles Schwertner, Dawn Buckingham, Konni Burton, Lois Kolkhorst, Borris Miles, Charles Perry, Van Taylor, Carlos Uresti, Kirk Watson)

Index to Sections Affected

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