IN HB1338 | 2022 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2022 - 25% progression
Action: 2022-01-11 - First reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Child welfare provider protections. Prohibits the state from discriminating against adoption agencies, foster parents, or adoptive parents on the basis of religious beliefs. Defines certain terms. Waives sovereign immunity for purposes of the prohibition, except that state courts retain immunity. Allows suit under these provisions without exhausting administrative remedies. Provides for a private right of action and civil remedies.

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Child welfare provider protections.



2022-01-11HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
2022-01-11HouseAuthored by Representative Snow

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