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55 Pa. Code § 3270.19. Child abuse reporting.

§ 3270.19. Child abuse reporting.

 (a)  An operator or a staff person who has reason to believe that a child enrolled in the facility has been abused is required to report suspected child abuse to ChildLine as mandated by the CPSL.

 (b)  A staff person may be designated by the operator as the person responsible to notify ChildLine of suspected child abuse. The operator or designated staff person with this responsibility shall immediately notify ChildLine at 1 (800) 932-0313.

 (c)  Within 48 hours, a written report regarding the suspected child abuse shall be submitted by the operator or designated staff person to the CPS unit which has responsibility for investigating the report.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3270.241 (relating to requirements specific to school-age programs).

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