Full Committee

May 8, 2019
H.R. 2480, "Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act"

Archived Webcast

Opening Statement:

Press Release:

Amendments and Motions Offered: 

Amdt/Mtn

Offered By

Description

Action

Roll Call

H.R. 2480 – Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act

#1

Ms. Bonamici

ANS

adopted

voice vote

#2

Ms. Jayapal

To ensure that infants whose prenatal drug exposure is the result of maternal intake of drugs as prescribed by a physician are not reported to child protective services.

withdrawn

#3

Mrs. McBath

To allow the Secretary to fund a national hotline for child abuse and neglect.

adopted

voice vote

#4

Mr. Fulcher

To require a working group convened by the Secretary to generate best practices that ensure due process for individuals included in state child abuse and neglect registries.

adopted

voice vote

#5

Mr. Trone

To allow states to carry out programs or strategies that promote the recruitment, support, or retention of the child welfare workforce.

adopted

voice vote

#6

Mr. Smucker

To ensure the Secretary includes parent substance use disorder as a factor in the study examining adoption outcomes.

adopted

voice vote

#7

Mr. Taylor

To require the Secretary to conduct a study of exemptions to state laws pertaining to the minimum age of marriage and examine how such exemptions affect child safety.

adopted

voice vote

#8

Ms. Wild

To require the Secretary to conduct a study of mandatory reporter state laws and examine differences in rates of referrals related to such state laws.

adopted

voice vote

#9

Mr. Watkins

To ensure that no child protective services protocols or systems authorize the separation of a child from his family due solely to poverty.

adopted

voice vote

#10

Mr. Harder

To allow states to carry out activities that reduce child abuse and neglect due to the substance use disorder of a parent.

adopted

voice vote

Mtn

Ms. Bonamici

Report H.R. 2480

adopted

voice vote