DC B23-0095 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 23 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-11 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced it broadens the circumstances under which mandatory reporters (for suspected child abuse or neglect) must contact the authorities. It ads clergy and leaders of religious institutions to the list of mandatory reporters. It stiffens penalties for failure to report child abuse and requires training and certification for mandated reporters.

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Protecting Children Through Mandatory Reporting Amendment Act Of 2019



2019-07-11CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2019-06-07CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-02-05CouncilReferred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
2019-02-01CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0095 Published in the DC Register
2019-01-23CouncilIntroduced in Office of the Secretary

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