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HB16-1383: Child Welfare Predictive Analytic Pilot Program

Student and Youth Rights
Bill Number: HB16-1383
Year: 2016
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: R. Fields / J. Singer / K. Grantham


The bill requires the department of human services (department)
to develop, on or before September 1, 2016, a state-of-the-art data
analytic system for child welfare pilot program (pilot program) to access,
integrate, and analyze data sources for the purpose of calculating a child’s
risk for abuse or neglect. The pilot program must be able to integrate data
from various state and county sources, use various types of technology to
accurately and precisely calculate child risk scores, and provide
mechanisms to alert and assist caseworkers to changes in the environment
of a child at risk.
The department shall report to the health and human services
committee of the senate and the public health care and human services
committee of the house of representatives, or any successor committees,
on the progress and status of the pilot program.

Current Status:

Senate Third Reading Lost - No Amendments (05/06/2016)

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