HB17-1038 - Prohibit Corporal Punishment Of Children

Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning prohibiting corporal punishment of children in certain public settings.

The bill prohibits a person employed by or volunteering in a public school, a state-licensed child care center, a family child care home, or a specialized group facility from imposing corporal punishment on a child. 'Corporal punishment' means the willful infliction of, or willfully causing the infliction of, physical pain on a child.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


House Committees

Senate Committees

Latest update: March 13, 2017
03/13/2017 - Senate Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely
02/15/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary
02/13/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
02/06/2017 - House Third Reading Laid Over to 02/13/2017 - No Amendments
02/01/2017 - House Third Reading Laid Over to 02/06/2017 - No Amendments
01/31/2017 - House Third Reading Laid Over to 02/02/2017 - No Amendments
01/30/2017 - House Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
01/25/2017 - House Second Reading Laid Over to 01/30/2017 - No Amendments
01/23/2017 - House Committee on Education Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
01/11/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Education