Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 929
Session Year 2019


AN ACT CONCERNING THE INCLUSION OF ADDITIONAL MANDATED REPORTERS, THE DURATION OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT INVESTIGATIONS AND THE REPEAL OF CERTAIN REPORTING REQUIREMENTS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.

To (1) include as mandated reporters (A) persons who have regular contact with children and provide services to or on behalf of children pursuant to a contract with or credential issued by the Department of Children and Families, (B) victims services supervisors employed by the Judicial Department, and (C) employees of the juvenile justice program operated by or pursuant to a contract with the Court Support Services Division of the Judicial Department, (2) require the completion of investigations of child abuse and neglect not later than thirty-three business days after receipt of a report, and (3) repeal (A) reporting requirements concerning certain children and youths in the custody of the Department of Children and Families, and (B) written notification requirements concerning reports of abuse and neglect.