Subtitle 3: INCOME SUPPLEMENTATION HEADING: PL 1973, C. 790, §1 (AMD)
Part 3: CHILDREN
Chapter 1071: CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES AND CHILD PROTECTION ACT
Subchapter 2: REPORTING OF ABUSE OR NEGLECT
§4012. Reporting procedures
Reports regarding abuse or neglect must be made immediately by telephone to the department and must be followed by a written report within 48 hours if requested by the department.
Hospitals, medical personnel and law enforcement personnel may submit emergency reports
through password-protected e-mail submissions. A faxed report may also be accepted
when preceded by a telephone call informing the department of the incoming fax transmission.
2011, c. 402, §2 (AMD)
The reports shall include the following information if within the knowledge of the
A. The name and address of the child and the persons responsible for his care or custody; [1979, c. 733, §18 (NEW).]
B. The child's age and sex; [1979, c. 733, §18 (NEW).]
C. The nature and extent of abuse or neglect, including a description of injuries and
any explanation given for them; [1979, c. 733, §18 (NEW).]
D. A description of sexual abuse or exploitation; [1979, c. 733, §18 (NEW).]
E. Family composition and evidence of prior abuse or neglect of the child or his siblings; [1979, c. 733, §18 (NEW).]
F. The source of the report, the person making the report, his occupation and where
he can be contacted; [1979, c. 733, §18 (NEW).]
G. The actions taken by the reporting source, including a description of photographs
or x rays taken; and [1979, c. 733, §18 (NEW).]
H. Any other information that the person making the report believes may be helpful. [1979, c. 733, §18 (NEW).]
1979, c. 733, §18 (NEW)
1979, c. 733, §18 (NEW).
2011, c. 402, §2 (AMD).
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