2013 Regular Session



Child Abuse and Neglect - Notice and Reporting Requirements, Disclosure, and Task Force

Sponsored by:

Senator Kelley


In the Senate - Hearing 1/30 at 2:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Expanding immunity from civil liability or criminal penalty to a person who provides or participates in providing notice of child abuse or neglect to the appropriate authorities; requiring the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to send an autopsy report to specified officials if the office finds a death investigated by the office was caused by or related to child abuse or neglect; making it a misdemeanor for a specified person to knowingly and willfully fail to make a specified report of abuse under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Kelley, Colburn, Currie, DeGrange, Forehand, Jacobs, Klausmeier, Mathias, Raskin, Robey, Stone, and Young
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB0063 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2013, October 1, 2013
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Judicial Proceedings  Listen to Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Family Law
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Associations -see also- Cooperative Associations
Child Abuse and Neglect
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Corporations -see also- Municipal Corps; Public Corps & Inst
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Education, State Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Job Training
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Medical Examiners
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
Public Schools
Sexual Offenses
Social Workers
State Universities and Colleges
Volunteers -see also- Maryland Service Corps
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Article - Criminal Law
Article - Family Law
(5-704, 5-705.2, 5-708)
Article - Human Services

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October 24, 2017 1:07 P.M.