Video: Rep. Jeff Greer signs House Bill 253 (The Tucker Act)

On Tuesday, August 22, Rep. Jeff Greer attended a ceremonial signing of House Bill 253. Rep. Jeff Greer sponsored the bill during the 2017 session of the General Assembly. This legislation is known as The Tucker Act and requires unannounced social worker visits to the residence or location where incidents of child abuse or neglect are alleged to have occurred. Rep. Greer worked on this legislation over several sessions and is pleased that it made it through both chambers (without a single dissenting vote) to the Governor’s desk.

VIDEO: Greer HB 253 Ceremony

Here is the link to the bill: HB 253

 

Rep. Jeff Greer and Gov. Matt Bevin at the ceremonial signing of HB 253