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House Bill 1107

House Bill 1107

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF HB 1107 (Updated April 29, 2011 3:57 pm - DI 107)

Preventative programs for at-risk children. Provides that a juvenile court may create a voluntary preventative program for at-risk children (program). Allows a court to appoint program staff and an early intervention advocate to implement, coordinate, and carry out the purposes of the program. Requires that staff and early intervention advocates who are likely to work with children to undergo a criminal history background check. Provides procedures for program staff and early intervention advocates participating in a program. Provides civil and criminal immunity to a person who: (1) requests that a child participate in a program; (2) provides information concerning a child to program staff or an early intervention advocate; or (3) participates in a plan for an at-risk child in a program. Specifies that, subject to the duty to report suspected child abuse or neglect, no information received under the program by staff or an early intervention advocate may be used against the child in a civil or criminal matter.
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