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HB 7, 85th Regular Session
Relating to child protective services suits, motions, and services by the Department of Family and Protective Services and to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: Gene Wu
Joint Author: Richard Peña Raymond | Sarah Davis | Toni Rose | John Zerwas
Coauthor: Alma Allen | Carol Alvarado | Rafael Anchia | Charles "Doc" Anderson | Rodney Anderson | Diana Arévalo | Ernest Bailes | Cecil Bell | Diego Bernal | César Blanco | Dwayne Bohac | Greg Bonnen | DeWayne Burns | Dustin Burrows | Briscoe Cain | Terry Canales | Giovanni Capriglione | Garnet Coleman | Nicole Collier | Byron Cook | Philip Cortez | Scott Cosper | Drew Darby | Yvonne Davis | Jay Dean | Joe Deshotel | Harold V. Dutton, Jr. | Gary Elkins | Wayne Faircloth | Pat Fallon | Jessica Farrar | Dan Flynn | John Frullo | Charlie Geren | Barbara Gervin-Hawkins | Helen Giddings | Craig Goldman | Mary González | Lance Gooden | R. D. "Bobby" Guerra | Ryan Guillen | Roland Gutierrez | Cole Hefner | Abel Herrero | Gina Hinojosa | Justin Holland | Donna Howard | Jason Isaac | Celia Israel | Eric Johnson | Jarvis Johnson | Mark Keough | Ken King | Phil King | Tracy King | Stephanie Klick | Linda Koop | John Kuempel | Stan Lambert | Brooks Landgraf | Mike Lang | Jeff Leach | Oscar Longoria | J. M. Lozano | Eddie Lucio III | Will Metcalf | Morgan Meyer | Rick Miller | Ina Minjarez | Joe Moody | Geanie W. Morrison | Sergio Muñoz, Jr. | Jim Murphy | Andrew Murr | Victoria Neave | Poncho Nevárez | Tom Oliverson | Evelina "Lina" Ortega | Chris Paddie | Tan Parker | Mary Ann Perez | Dade Phelan | Joseph Pickett | Four Price | Ron Reynolds | Kevin Roberts | Eddie Rodriguez | Justin Rodriguez | Ramon Romero | Scott Sanford | J. D. Sheffield | Hugh Shine | Ron Simmons | John Smithee | Drew Springer | Phil Stephenson | Valoree Swanson | Shawn Thierry | Ed Thompson | Senfronia Thompson | Chris Turner | Tomas Uresti | Gary VanDeaver | Jason Villalba | Hubert Vo | James White | Terry M. Wilson | Paul Workman | John Wray | Bill Zedler
Sponsor: Carlos Uresti
CoSponsor: Eddie Lucio, Jr. | Juan Hinojosa | José Menéndez | Sylvia Garcia

Remarks: This Act takes effect September 1, 2017, except Section 41 takes effect September 1, 2018, and Sections 14, 22, 41, and 69 take effect only if a specific appropriation for the implementation of these sections is provided in a general appropriations act of the 85th Legislature.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2017, 85th R.S.,ch. 317, 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:

Subjects:
Courts--Civil Procedure
FAMILY & PROTECTIVE SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Family--Child Protection
Family--Parent & Child
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION
JUVENILE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT, TEXAS
SUPREME COURT

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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