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Child Abuse and Neglect - Substance-Exposed Newborns - Reporting

Sponsored by:

Delegate Wilson


In the House - Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Synopsis:Altering the conditions under which a newborn is considered to be substance-exposed; repealing certain conditions under which a health care practitioner is not required to make a report concerning a substance-exposed newborn to a local department of social services; requiring a local department, within 48 hours of receiving a certain report, to develop a plan to ensure the safety and well-being of the newborn after being released from the health care practitioner's care; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Wilson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Child Abuse and Neglect
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Rules and Regulations
Social Services -see also- Welfare
Substance Abuse
Statutes:Article - Family Law

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March 17, 2018 12:20 P.M.