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SB 7000: Reporting Abuse, Abandonment, and Neglect

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

Reporting Abuse, Abandonment, and Neglect; Relocating existing provisions relating to the central abuse hotline of the Department of Children and Families; revising when a person is required to report to the central abuse hotline; providing penalties for the failure to report known or suspected child abuse, abandonment, or neglect; providing responsibilities for child protective investigators relating to animal abuse and neglect; requiring the Education Practices Commission to suspend the educator certificate of certain personnel and administrators for failing to report known or suspected child abuse, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 10/22/2019 Senate - Filed
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/14/2019 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 10/22/19, 11:00 am, 301 Senate Building
10/22/2019 Senate • Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
• Filed