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House Bill 1268

House Bill 1268

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF HB1268 (Updated March 5, 2003 10:31 AM - DI 84)

Presumption concerning child sexual abuse. Establishes a rebuttable presumption that a child is a child in need of services (CHINS) if: (1) another child in the same household has been the victim of a sex offense; (2) the offense was committed by an adult living in the same household; and (3) the offense resulted in the conviction of the adult or a CHINS adjudication as it relates to the child victim. Provides that a child presumed to be a child in need of services may not be taken into custody or emergency custody unless the court finds first finds cause following a hearing.
Current Status:
In Committee - 2nd House
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