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Child Abuse and Neglect - Reporting - Definitions

Sponsored by:

Senator Ready


In the Senate - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Altering the definitions of "educator or human service worker" and "health practitioner" in provisions of law relating to the reporting of child abuse and neglect; and defining the terms "mandated reporter" as specified individuals acting in a professional capacity who are required to report suspected abuse or neglect and "youth-serving organization" as an organization whose goal is to educate, serve, or assist in the development of children of any age in provisions of law relating to the reporting of abuse and neglect.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Ready, Lee, Muse, and Smith
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1197
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Child Abuse and Neglect
Child Care
Counselors -see also- Guidance Counselors; Social Workers
Foster Care
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Social Services -see also- Welfare
Youth -see also- Minors
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(5-701, 5-704, 5-705)

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November 28, 2017 1:12 P.M.