Existing law provides for the reporting and investigation of reports of child abuse or neglect by local law enforcement agencies or the Department of Human Resources
This bill would require oral and written reports of suspected incidents of child abuse and neglect to both local law enforcement agencies and the Department of Human Resources
This bill would also require local law enforcement agencies to investigate reports of criminal abuse and neglect of children and would require the Department of Human Resources to investigate all other reports
Relating to child abuse and neglect; to amend Sections 26-14-1 and 26-14-3, Code of Alabama 1975, to require reports of suspected abuse or neglect of a child to be made to both local law enforcement and the Department of Human Resources; and to delegate investigative duties of reports of abuse or neglect of a child between local law enforcement and the Department of Human Resources.
|April 13, 2021||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Children, Youth and Human Services|
|Bill Text||SB392 Alabama 2021 Session - Introduced|