Other Legislative Item

House Bill 149

Establish Child Maltreatment Reporting System Within Local Law Enforcement Entities

Summary

House Bill 149 would require a person who suspects an employee of a child maltreatment reporting entity, including the local or state police departments, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, or the County or Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, of child abuse or neglect to report to the employee’s superior, as well as to another reporting entity.

Status

HB 149 is sponsored by Representative Tom Burch. It has been assigned to the House Health and Family Services Committee.

Awaiting Committee Hearing