MS HB972 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 2 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-02-02 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Sections 43-20-17 And 43-20-59, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require The State Department Of Health To Disclose To A Child Care Facility Or A Family Child Care Home The Name Of Any Person Who Files A Complaint That The Child Care Facility Or Family Child Care Home Has Violated Or Is Otherwise Not In Compliance With The Child Care Licensing Law Or The Family Child Care Registration Law; To Require The Department To Provide A Child Care Facility Or Family Child Care Home Against Which A Complaint Has Been Filed An Opportunity To Respond To The Complaint Before The Department Begins A Formal Investigation Of The Complaint; To Amend Sections 43-20-65 And 43-21-257, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding Provisions; To Bring Forward Sections 43-21-353 And 43-21-261, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Relate To Confidentiality And Disclosure Of Reports Made To State Agencies Involving Children, For The Purposes Of Possible Amendment; And For Related Purposes.

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Child care facilities; require licensing agency to disclose names of persons filing complaints against.



2021-02-02HouseDied In Committee
2021-01-18HouseReferred To Public Health and Human Services

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
432017Amended CodeSee Bill Text
432059Amended CodeSee Bill Text
432065Amended CodeSee Bill Text
4321257Amended CodeSee Bill Text
4321261New CodeSee Bill Text
4321353New CodeSee Bill Text

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