Honorable James B. Frank, Chair, House Committee on Human Services
John McGeady, Assistant Director Sarah Keyton, Assistant Director Legislative Budget Board
HB3746 by Krause (Relating to access to certain health records and information by certain individuals regarding a child placed in foster care.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend Chapter 162 of the Family Code to allow the foster parent or prospective foster parent of a child who is medically fragile to examine the health history records of the child. The Department of Family and Protective Services determined that the provisions of the bill could be implemented using existing resources. The bill would take effect September 1, 2019.
Local Government Impact
No fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.