Status Summary

The bill was heard and passed in the House Committee on Early Learning & Human Services on 2/2. Exec action taken in Appropriations; 2nd substitute bill passed and referred to Rules on 2/6. On 2/8, Rules Committee relieved of further consideration and the bill was placed on second reading Exec action taken in the Senate Law and Justice Committee on 2/22; passed with amendment(s). On 2/23, referred to Senate Rules for second reading. No further action taken as of 3/8. The bill is dead. (updated 3/8)

Legislative Session

2018

Status

Died

Sponsor

Rep. Stonier

Regarding child sexual abuse investigations, HB2855 requires that:

•Agencies involved in investigation will document their role, how they will coordinate with other agencies or systems, and that they develop a protocol based on state guidelines.
•Counties will develop a written protocol that includes the coordination between the prosecutor's office, law enforcement, children's protective services, children's advocacy centers, where available, local advocacy groups, community sexual assault programs, and any other local agency involved in the criminal investigation of child sexual abuse, including those investigations .

The bill authorizes multidisciplinary coordination and provides immunity from liability about information sharing.