Introduced by Rep. Julie Rogers (D) on May 18, 2021
To require state authorities to create and distribute comprehensive training materials for individuals who are required by law to report suspected child abuse or child neglect. Successive laws over many years have extended this requirement to more occupations, and the list now includes any individual who is a physician, dentist, physician's assistant, registered dental hygienist, medical examiner, nurse, person licensed to provide emergency medical care, audiologist, psychologist, marriage and family therapist, licensed professional counselor, social worker, licensed master's social worker, licensed bachelor's social worker, registered social service technician, social service technician, a person employed in a professional capacity in any office of the friend of the court, school administrator, school counselor or teacher, law enforcement officer, member of the clergy, or regulated child care provider. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on May 18, 2021
Reported in the House on September 28, 2021
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.