Summary as introduced:
Mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect. Requires any regular minister, priest, rabbi, or accredited practitioner, including a duly accredited Christian Science practitioner, to report suspected child abuse or neglect to a local department of social services or the Department of Social Services' toll-free child abuse and neglect hotline. The bill does not require the reporting of privileged communications between such individuals and the persons they counsel or advise.
01/08/03 Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/20/02 035619510 pdf | impact statement
01/08/03 Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/20/02 035619510
01/08/03 Senate: Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/10/03 Senate: Pursuant to S.Rule 20(j),rerefer. by R.&S.S. (14-Y 0-N)
01/10/03 Senate: Rereferred to Courts of Justice
01/15/03 Senate: Incorporated by C. J. (SB1011-Howell) by voice vote