IN HB1189 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-01-12 - Representative Jackson added as coauthor
Pending: House Family, Children and Human Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Child fatality information. Provides that the department of child services (department) shall disclose to the public certain information regarding child fatalities or near fatalities. Provides that, upon request, the department shall provide additional information regarding cases of child fatalities or near fatalities after consulting with the county attorney about the potential for specific, material harm to a criminal investigation or prosecution. Allows a person to bring a cause of action to seek judicial review of the department's decision not to disclose additional information. Makes technical and conforming changes.

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Child fatality information.



2023-01-12HouseRepresentative Jackson added as coauthor
2023-01-12HouseRepresentatives Olthoff and Schaibley added as coauthors
2023-01-10HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Family, Children and Human Affairs
2023-01-10HouseAuthored by Representative Lauer


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