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Child Protection - Reporting Requirements - Threat of Harm

Sponsored by:

Delegate Valentino-Smith


In the House - Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring a specified individual acting in a professional capacity to notify the local department of social services or the appropriate law enforcement agency if the individual has reason to be believe that a verbal threat of a substantial risk of imminent harm to a child has been made; prohibiting a person from preventing or interfering with the making of a report under the Act; providing specified immunity to a person who participates in specified activities relating to a report made under the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Valentino-Smith, Angel, D. Barnes, Campos, Davis, Dumais, Fennell, Frush, Healey, Hixson, Holmes, Jackson, Jalisi, Moon, Smith, Valderrama, Vaughn, and A. Washington
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Child Abuse and Neglect
Child Care
Counselors -see also- Social Workers
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Juvenile Facilities
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Private Schools
Public Schools
Social Workers
Violence -see also- Domestic Violence; Harassment
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(5-704, 5-705.2, 5-708)

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