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HB 3859, 85th Regular Session
Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.

Last action: Effective on 9/1/17

Author: James Frank
Joint Author: Byron Cook | Tony Dale | Greg Bonnen | Scott Sanford
Coauthor: Charles "Doc" Anderson | Cecil Bell | Kyle Biedermann | Dennis Bonnen | Cindy Burkett | Dustin Burrows | Briscoe Cain | Scott Cosper | Wayne Faircloth | Pat Fallon | Dan Flynn | John Frullo | Charlie Geren | Craig Goldman | Larry Gonzales | Cole Hefner | Dan Huberty | Mark Keough | Phil King | Matt Krause | Mike Lang | Jeff Leach | Will Metcalf | Rick Miller | Jim Murphy | Tom Oliverson | Chris Paddie | Dennis Paul | Larry Phillips | Four Price | John Raney | Matt Rinaldi | Kevin Roberts | Matt Schaefer | Hugh Shine | Ron Simmons | John Smithee | Drew Springer | Jonathan Stickland | Lynn Stucky | Valoree Swanson | Tony Tinderholt | James White | John Wray | Bill Zedler | John Zerwas
Sponsor: Charles Perry
CoSponsor: Donna Campbell | Don Huffines | Paul Bettencourt

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2017, 85th R.S.,ch. 1152, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Companion:

SB 892 (Similar)

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

Subjects:
Family--Child Protection
FOSTER CARE
Religion

House Committee: State Affairs (Byron Cook, Tom Craddick, Jessica Farrar, Charlie Geren, Helen Giddings, Ryan Guillen, Ken King, John Kuempel, Morgan Meyer, René Oliveira, Chris Paddie, Eddie Rodriguez, John Smithee)
Senate Committee: Health & Human Services (Charles Schwertner, Dawn Buckingham, Konni Burton, Lois Kolkhorst, Borris Miles, Charles Perry, Van Taylor, Carlos Uresti, Kirk Watson)

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