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SB 243 - Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Requirements - Key Vote

Maryland Key Votes

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (35-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands the list of professionals responsible for reporting cases of suspected child abuse or neglect. The bill would also make failing to report suspected child abuse or neglect a misdemeanor.

Highlights:
- Adds medical examiners and parole and probation agents to the list of professionals who must report suspected cases of child abuse or neglect (Sec. 1). - Makes failing to report suspected child abuse or neglect a misdemeanor punishable by a $1,000 fine [Sec. 1, 2D]
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Requirements

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