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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 6 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective services, and prevention and early intervention services.
  Author: Frank, James | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Postponed
HB 39 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the provision of child protective services and other health and human services by certain state agencies; authorizing a fee.
  Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 88 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an unlawful employment practice by an employer whose leave policy does not permit an employee to use leave to care for the employee's foster child.
  Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Industry | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 128 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a relative or other designated caregiver of a foster child for monetary assistance.
  Author: Minjarez, Ina
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 689 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the determination of intellectual disability for children in foster care.
  Author: Wu, Gene
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 692 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to monetary assistance for a relative or other designated caregiver of children in foster care.
  Author: Wu, Gene
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 698 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to notice given to certain persons before a change of placement for a child in foster care.
  Author: Wu, Gene
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 699 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the ability of foster parents to intervene in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
  Author: Wu, Gene
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
  Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 706 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to monetary assistance for a relative or other designated caregiver of children in foster care.
  Author: Wu, Gene
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 862 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a waiver of fees for foster care and homeless youth for driver's licenses and personal identification certificates.
  Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
  Committees: Transportation
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 872 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain laws to an agreement authorizing certain persons to make decisions regarding a child.
  Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 914 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective, and prevention and early intervention services.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 928 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to assisting certain children who are in foster care in the process of applying to institutions of higher education.
  Author: White, James | et. al.
  Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 932 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the collection of information concerning the number of juvenile offenders committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department who have been in foster care.
  Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al.
  Sponsor: West, Royce
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1159 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to notice given to certain medical providers of a change in placement for a child in foster care.
  Author: Davis, Sarah
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 1410 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the ability of foster parents to intervene in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
  Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
  Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1542 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the definition of the least restrictive environment for the placement of children in foster care.
  Author: Price, Four | et. al.
  Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1549 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the provision of services by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including child protective services and prevention and early intervention services.
  Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
  Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1556 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the appointment of foster parents and other qualified persons to serve as educational decision-makers for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
  Author: González, Mary | et. al.
  Sponsor: Menéndez, José
  Committees: Public Education | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1608 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to creating a pilot program to provide summer internships for foster youth.
  Author: Minjarez, Ina
  Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 1640 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to ensuring continuity of education for homeless children and foster care youth and access to higher education, career information, and skills certification for foster care youth and former foster care youth.
  Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services | Education
  Last Action: Referred to Education
HB 1671 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to child support funds recovered by the Title IV-D agency on behalf of a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
  Author: Giddings, Helen
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
HB 1703 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the discharge by certain defendants of fines and costs through community service.
  Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al.
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1883 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain state surplus or salvage data processing equipment.
  Author: Price, Four
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 2330 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to information and services for foster children who are pregnant or minor parents.
  Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2331 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a pilot program to increase the financial independence of foster children who are transitioning to independent living.
  Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2537 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring public schools to provide information to certain students on the availability of financial assistance for postsecondary education.
  Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
  Sponsor: West, Royce
  Committees: Public Education | Education
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 3096 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the recruitment and evaluation of foster care providers and the placement of children with foster care providers.
  Author: Burkett, Cindy
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 3109 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the appointment of a guardian ad litem or an attorney ad litem for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
  Author: Giddings, Helen
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3338 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the issuance of identification documentation for foster care youth.
  Author: White, James | et. al.
  Sponsor: Miles, Borris
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 3552 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the foster care payment rate for certain foster parents and the reimbursement of certain expenses for the foster parent; creating a criminal offense.
  Author: Swanson, Valoree
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3555 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an innovation grant program for community faith-based programs that collaborate with the Department of Family and Protective Services to improve foster care.
  Author: Swanson, Valoree
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 3558 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an innovation grant program for community faith-based programs that collaborate with the Department of Family and Protective Services to improve foster care.
  Author: Swanson, Valoree
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 3559 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to reimbursement of foster parents and certain former foster children for expenses related to obtaining or renewing a driver's license and obtaining insurance.
  Author: Swanson, Valoree
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3561 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to assistance for foster children, homeless children or youth, and unaccompanied youth.
  Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3562 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to authorizing the foster parent of a foster child to take certain actions to protect the child from violence and kidnapping.
  Author: Swanson, Valoree
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 3750 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a pilot program to recruit young adults as foster parents.
  Author: Giddings, Helen
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 3859 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.
  Author: Frank, James | et. al.
  Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3935 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to licensing and reimbursing certain foster group homes that provide services to victims of sex trafficking.
  Author: Rose, Toni | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3936 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to monetary assistance by the Department of Family and Protective Services provided to foster parents and relative or designated caregivers for day-care services.
  Author: Frank, James
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 4083 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to trauma screening for certain children and trauma-informed care training for certain providers participating in the Medicaid managed care program.
  Author: Miller, Rick
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 4093 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services.
  Author: Klick, Stephanie
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 4124 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a foster children's bill of rights.
  Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 4253 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to training requirements for foster parents.
  Author: Swanson, Valoree
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 4255 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to training requirements for foster parents.
  Author: Swanson, Valoree
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
SB 11 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the provision of child protective services and other health and human services by certain state agencies or under contract with a state agency, including foster care, child protective, relative and kinship caregiver support, prevention and early intervention health care, and adoption services.
  Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
  Sponsor: Frank, James | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date
SB 78 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the disposition of state surplus or salvage data processing equipment by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
  Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
  Sponsor: Price, Four
  Committees: State Affairs | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 211 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a relative or other designated caregiver of a foster child for monetary assistance.
  Author: Menéndez, José
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 213 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the office of ombudsman for the Department of Family and Protective Services.
  Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
  Sponsor: Rodriguez, Justin
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date
SB 469 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the duration of an appointment of a guardian ad litem or an attorney ad litem for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
  Author: West, Royce
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
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