H.B. No. 0157

Child fatality review.


Sponsored By:     Representative(s) Steward and Esquibel, K. and Senator(s) Landen and Ross


AN ACT relating to child fatality reviews; providing for a child fatality and major injury review state team created within the attorney general's office; providing for confidentiality of review proceedings; creating protection for review team members and review findings; providing for local review teams to review all cases of preventable child fatalities and major injuries; providing mandatory responsibilities of review teams; providing for coordination between local review teams and the state team; granting rulemaking authority; and providing for an effective date.


1/13/2009   Bill Number Assigned

1/14/2009   H Received for Introduction

1/15/2009   H Introduced and Referred to H10

1/27/2009   H10 Recommended Amend and Do Pass



Ayes:  Representative(s) Bonner, Esquibel, K., Goggles, Hallinan, Landon and Millin

Nays:  Representative(s) Davison, Harvey and Shepperson

Ayes 6    Nays 3    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


1/27/2009   H Placed on General File



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2/2/2009    H Failed CoW; Indef Postponed



Ayes:  Representative(s) Anderson, R., Bagby, Barbuto, Berger, Blake, Brown, Byrd, Cannady, Carson, Craft, Diercks, Esquibel, K., Gilmore, Goggles, Hales, Hallinan, Hammons, Harshman, Jorgensen, Landon, Millin, Moniz, Roscoe, Steward and Throne

Nays:  Representative(s) Bonner, Brechtel, Buchanan, Childers, Cohee, Connolly, Davison, Edmonds, Gingery, Harvey, Illoway, Jaggi, Lockhart, Lubnau, Madden, McKim, McOmie, Mercer, Meyer, Miller, Patton, Peasley, Pedersen, Petersen, Philp, Quarberg, Semlek, Shepperson, Simpson, Stubson, Teeters, Thompson, Wallis, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv.

Ayes 25    Nays 35    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0