COMMITTEE on WAYS and MEANS

Chairman Dave Camp

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Acting Chairman Paulsen Announces Hearing on Proposal to Reduce Child Deaths Due to Maltreatment
1100 Longworth House Office Building at 2:00 PM

Dec 12, 2012

Focus Of The Hearing:
The hearing will focus on the bipartisan proposal, the Protect our Kids Act.  The draft legislation establishes a commission to examine the issue of child fatalities from abuse and neglect, review the effectiveness of current programs and policies, and recommend ways to reduce child fatalities due to maltreatment.

Hearing Advisory:
Acting Chairman Paulsen Announces Hearing on Proposal to Reduce Child Deaths Due to Maltreatment


Witness List:

The Honorable Bill Frenzel
Guest Scholar, Brookings Institution (former Member of Congress; former Chairman, Pew Commission on Children in Foster Care)
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Teresa Huizar
Executive Director, National Children’s Alliance (NCA)
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Madeline McClure
Executive Director, TexProtects (The Texas Association for the Protection of Children)
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

David Sanders, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President of Systems Improvement, Casey Family Programs
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)


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