2008 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 241
Sponsored By:
Delegate Dumais
Child Welfare - Reports of Children at Substantial Risk of Abuse or Neglect


Requiring specified professionals to notify the local department of social services or the appropriate law enforcement agency if the professionals have reason to believe that a child is at substantial risk of abuse or neglect because the child is regularly permitted to associate with a specified individual; providing specified exceptions; describing the information that is to be included in a specified report; providing for the receipt and investigation of a report that a child is at substantial risk of abuse or neglect; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/7 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Child Abuse and Neglect
Computers -see also- Electronic Commerce; Electronic Govmnt.
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Human Resources, Department of
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest.
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Medical Examiners
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Parole and Probation
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Sexual Offenses
Social Services -see also- Welfare
Social Workers

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Family Law
( 5-704.1 , 5-706.2 , 5-707 , 5-708 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered