An Act To Clarify the Child Abuse or Neglect Substantiation Process
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §4004, sub-§2, śC, as amended by PL 2001, c. 559, Pt. CC, §1, is repealed.
Sec. 2. 22 MRSA §4004, sub-§2, śC-1 is enacted to read:
The department shall adopt rules that define "unsubstantiated," "indicated" and "substantiated" findings for the purposes of this paragraph and that specify an individual's rights to appeal the department's findings. Rules adopted pursuant to this paragraph are routine technical rules as defined by Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2A;