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Texas Legislature 2023

Texas bill barring anonymous reporting of child abuse heads to Gov. Greg Abbott

House Bill 63 is an attempt to reduce the amount of vindictive or false child abuse reports made to the state, but child advocates say it will deter valid reports, too.

A caseworker's badge hangs off her neck as she prepares to assist on a case for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) in June 2018.

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