2013 House Bill 5039

Senate Roll Call 443: Passed

To expand the duties of the state “children's ombudsman” to include investigating all deaths of a child if there was an active or recent child protective services investigation or complaint, or the child was in foster care (with some exceptions). This office would also be required to report any immediate safety concerns regarding a child in an active or open protective services or foster care case to the appropriate state agency.

38 Yeas / 0 Nays
Republican (26 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Democrat (12 Yeas / 0 Nays)