Under existing law, certain persons and entities are required to report suspected child abuse or neglect
This bill would deem a school teacher or official in compliance with reporting requirements upon submission of a written report to the principal of the school or superintendent of the employing local board of education, and would require the principal or superintendent to provide a copy of the report to the proper authorities
To amend Section 26-14-3, Code of Alabama 1975,relating to mandatory reporting of suspected child abuse orneglect; to establish specific reporting requirements forschool teachers and school officials; and to provide for the responsibilities of principals and local superintendents ofeducation.
|March 9, 2010||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Education Policy|
|Bill Text||HB699 Alabama 2010 Session - Introduced|