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Legislative Bill/Resolution

2015-2016 Legislative Session
Assembly Bill 489
Relating to: recodification of the child abuse and neglect reporting law; making probation agents, parole agents, and certain employees, contractors, and volunteers of schools and institutions of higher education mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect; training in child abuse and neglect identification, laws, and procedures and in human trafficking identification for certain employees, contractors, and volunteers of schools; eliminating an exception to the child abuse reporting requirement for providers of certain health care services when the suspected or threatened abuse consists of sexual intercourse or contact with a child; definitions of physical injury and neglect for purposes of mandated reporting of child abuse and neglect; and granting rule-making authority.