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2019 Other Legislative Item House Bill 048 Support New Mothers with Paid Maternity Leave

Other Legislative Item House Bill 48 Support New Mothers with Paid Maternity Leave Summary House Bill 48 would establish six weeks of paid maternity leave for new mothers who have worked at larger companies for at least a year. Paid maternity leave after the birth of a child lessens the risk of pediatric abusive head trauma and contributes to the healthy development of infants and toddlers. Status HB 48 is [...]

By |2019-02-19T09:32:49-04:00February 19th, 2019|Bill Tracker|

2019 Other Legislative Item House Bill 088 Increase Physical Activity of Students Elementary School

Other Legislative Item House Bill 88 Increase Physical Activity of Students Elementary School Summary House Bill 88 would establish a goal of increasing physical activity of students in kindergarten through grade five to 20 minutes per day. Status HB 88 is sponsored by Representative Kim Moser. It has been assigned to the House Education Committee. Awaiting Committee Hearing

By |2019-02-19T09:22:52-04:00February 19th, 2019|Bill Tracker|

2019 Other Legislative Item House Bill 142 Prioritize Children’s Vision Health

Other Legislative Item House Bill 142 Prioritize Children's Vision Health Summary House Bill 142 would require vision examinations upon a student's enrollment to kindergarten and grade six. Status HB 142 is sponsored by Representative John Sims. It has been assigned to the House Health and Family Services Committee. Awaiting Committee Hearing

By |2019-02-19T09:19:36-04:00February 19th, 2019|Bill Tracker|

2019 Other Legislative Item House Bill 105 Strengthen Statute to Prosecute Cases of Child Sexual Abuse that Span Across Jurisdictions

Other Legislative Item House Bill 105 Strengthen Statute to Prosecute Cases of Child Sexual Abuse that Span Across Jurisdictions Summary House Bill 105 would strengthen statutes regarding the prosecution of child sexual abuse cases that cross multiple jurisdictions. Status HB 105 is sponsored by Representative Lynn Bechler. It has been assigned to the House Judiciary Committee. Awaiting Committee Hearing

By |2019-02-19T09:16:21-04:00February 19th, 2019|Bill Tracker|

2019 Other Legislative Item House Bill 104 Strengthen Statute to Prosecute Cases of Child Sexual Abuse

Other Legislative Item House Bill 104 Strengthen Statute to Prosecute Cases of Child Sexual Abuse Summary House Bill 104 would strengthen statutes regarding the prosecution of child sexual abuse. Status HB 104 is sponsored by Representative Lynn Bechler. It has been assigned to the House Judiciary Committee. Awaiting Committee Hearing

By |2019-02-19T09:13:53-04:00February 19th, 2019|Bill Tracker|

2019 Other Legislative Item House Bill 101 Strengthen Statutes to Better Protect Children from Abuse

Other Legislative Item House Bill 101 Strengthen Statutes to Better Protect Children from Abuse Summary House Bill 101 would strengthen statutes regarding the investigation and prosecution of child abuse. Status HB 101 is sponsored by Representative Lynn Bechler. It has been assigned to the House Judiciary Committee. Awaiting Committee Hearing

By |2019-02-19T09:07:03-04:00February 19th, 2019|Bill Tracker|

2019 Other Legislative Item House Bill 089 Strengthen the External Child Fatality and Near Fatality Review Panel

Other Legislative Item House Bill 89 Strengthen the External Child Fatality and Near Fatality Review Panel Summary House Bill 89 would add four new members to the External Child Fatality and Near Fatality Review Panel and require the panel to report to the Child Welfare Oversight and Advisory Committee. Status HB 89 is sponsored by Representative Kim Moser. It has been assigned to the House Health and Family Services Committee. Awaiting Committee Hearing [...]

By |2019-02-19T09:23:20-04:00February 19th, 2019|Bill Tracker|

2019 Other Legislative Item House Bill 202 Prohibit Use of Corporal Punishment in Public Schools

Other Legislative Item House Bill 202 Prohibit Use of Corporal Punishment in Public Schools Summary House Bill 202 would protect children by ending the use of physical punishment, such as paddling, shaking, or spanking, in public schools. Status HB 202 is sponsored by Representative Steve Riley. It has been assigned to the House Education Committee. Awaiting Committee Hearing

By |2019-02-10T12:23:10-04:00February 10th, 2019|Bill Tracker|