Human Services Committee

PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

10:00 AM in Room 2A of the LOB

I. CONVENE MEETING

II. REMARKS BY THE CHAIRS

III. COMMITTEE BILLS FOR REVIEW

1. Proposed S.B. No. 636 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRESUMPTION OF INNOCENCE AND PRESERVATION OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS IN PROCEEDINGS ALLEGING CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN.

2. S.B. No. 816 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CHILD SUPPORT COLLECTIONS.

3. S.B. No. 818 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN SAFE HAVENS CASES.

4. Proposed H.B. No. 5232 AN ACT CONCERNING A CHILD'S AUTHORIZATION OF A CLINICAL TREATMENT PLAN FOR PSYCHIATRIC AND COUNSELING SERVICES.

5. H.B. No. 5421 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING PROCEEDINGS AND OPERATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.

6. Proposed H.B. No. 5425 AN ACT PROHIBITING RELIANCE ON A THEORY OF PREDICTIVE NEGLECT OR PREDICTIVE ABUSE IN THE ADJUDICATION OF CHILD NEGLECT AND ABUSE CASES.

7. Proposed H.B. No. 5842 AN ACT CONCERNING FOSTER PLACEMENT AND EDUCATION.

8. Proposed H.B. No. 5980 AN ACT CONCERNING VERIFICATION OF INFORMATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT CASES.

9. Proposed H.B. No. 5981 AN ACT CONCERNING COMMUNICATION BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES AND PARENTS OR GUARDIANS IN JUVENILE MATTERS.

10. Proposed H.B. No. 5982 AN ACT CONCERNING DISCLOSURE OF DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES RECORDS.

11. Proposed H.B. No. 6145 AN ACT CONCERNING EVIDENCE IN DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES PROCEEDINGS.

12. Proposed H.B. No. 6148 AN ACT CONCERNING RIGHTS OF JUVENILES UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.

13. Proposed H.B. No. 6149 AN ACT CONCERNING ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS OF FINDINGS OF CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.

14. Proposed H.B. No. 6150 AN ACT REQUIRING INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED TO PARENTS CONTACTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.

15. H.B. No. 6352 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING OVERSIGHT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.

16. H.B. No. 6353 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF FOSTER CARE SERVICES.

V. ANNOUNCEMENT OF TIME AND DATE OF NEXT MEETING

VI. ADJOURNMENT