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Child Protection - Reporting - Threat of Harm

Sponsored by:

Delegate Valentino-Smith


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Authorizing an individual to notify the local department of social services or the appropriate law enforcement agency if the individual has reason to believe that a verbal threat of imminent severe bodily harm or death to a child has been made by a specified individual and that the child is at substantial risk of child abuse; specifying the procedures and requirements for a report concerning a verbal threat of harm to a child; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Valentino-Smith, Atterbeary, and Sanchez
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0577
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Child Abuse and Neglect
Health -see also- Mental Health
Human Resources, Department of
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Social Services -see also- Welfare
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(5-704.1, 5-706.2)

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October 24, 2017 5:02 P.M.