Amend HB 3859 (senate committee report) as follows:
(1)  In SECTION 1 of the bill, strike the last sentence of added Section 45.001, Human Resources Code (page 1, lines 33-36), and substitute "The provision of child welfare services should advance the best interest of the child, including placement of the child with the person best able to provide for the child's physical, psychological, and emotional needs and development."
(2)  In SECTION 1 of the bill, in added Section 45.009(g), Human Resources Code (page 3, line 65) between "to" and "deprive", insert "act in a manner inconsistent with the best interest of a child or to".