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ERIC Number: ED124510
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Mar
Reference Count: 0
A Comparison of the States' Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Statutes. Report No. 84.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
Each of the 50 states has a child abuse and neglect reporting law. An overview of these various statutes is provided in table form, giving the following information: citation; year enacted; effective date; requirement for mandatory reporting; reportable age; definitions of child abuse; requirement for education/school report; immunity, civil and criminal; requirement for mandatory investigation; confidentiality of records; penalty; cooperation with law courts and state agencies; appointment of guardian ad litem; administrative proceedings and existence of trained personnel and facilities; and provision for dissemination of information. (JMF)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Laws, Legal Responsibility, Legislation, Parent Child Relationship, State Legislation
Education Commission of the States, 300 Lincoln Tower, 1860 Lincoln Street, Denver, Colorado 80203 ($1.00)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (DHEW/OHD), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to small type in original document