PA 18-17—SB 244
Human Services Committee
AN ACT REQUIRING BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS TO BE MANDATED REPORTERS OF SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT
SUMMARY: This act adds licensed behavior analysts to the statutory list of mandated reporters of suspected child abuse and neglect. By law, mandated reporters must make such a report when, in the ordinary course of their employment or profession, they have reasonable cause to believe or suspect that a child under age 18 has been abused, neglected, or placed in imminent risk of serious harm (CGS § 17a-101a). Failure to report may result in criminal penalties.
EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2018