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What We’ve Accomplished

Since the formation of the Interfaith Children’s Movement in 2001, we have been building the strength of our voices in speaking to our legislators on issues affecting children.

During the January – March sessions of the Georgia General Assembly, ICM members and friends are busy.

Certain Bills for 2013 Legislative Session Affecting Children

HB 242 - Juvenile Justice Reform - Passed the House & the Senate; on its way to the Governor's desk for his signature

 

HB 219 - Vacating delinquent adjudication for victims of CSEC - Passed the House & the Senate Judiciary Committee; included in HB 242 ,which was passed by the Senate and is on its way to the Governor's desk for his signature

 

HB 141 - National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline - Passed the House & the Senate; on its way to the Governor's desk for his signature

 

HB 350 - Group-care facility operators fingergprinting - Passed the House & the Senate; on its way to the Governor's desk for his signature

 

HB 354 - Early Care and Learning Centers to recommend liability insurance coverage for their clients (the children) - Passed the House & the Senate; on its way to the Governor's desk for his signature

 

HB 454 - Tax expenditure review; Passed the House & the Senate; on its way to the Governor's desk for his signature

 

HB 21 - Post Adoption Contact Agreement - Passed the House & the Senate (on day 40); on its way to the Governor's desk for his signature

 

HB 382 - Facility Recreation Use - Passed the House & the Senate (on day 40); on its way to the Governor's desk for his signature
 

HB 156 - Online Predators; child pornography - Passed the House & the Senate (on day 40); on its way to the Governor's desk for his signature

 

Let's keep the support going for 2014!  HB 290 - Family Care Act; Passed the House Committee on Human Relations & Aging; was stuck in House Rules; did not cross over

                                                                                                                                                              

 

                                                                                                                                                                   

   

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