§ 13.304. Suspected death as a result of child abusemandated reporting requirement.
A funeral director who has reasonable cause to suspect that a child died as a result of child abuse shall report that suspicion to the coroner or medical examiner of the county where death occurred or, in the case where the child is transported to another county for medical treatment, to the coroner or medical examiner of the county where the injuries were sustained.
The provisions of this § 13.304 issued under the Child Protective Services Law, 23 Pa.C.S. § 6383(b)(2); and section 16 of the Funeral Director Law (63 P.S. § 479.16); amended under section 16(a) of the Funeral Director Law (63 P.S. § 479.16(a)); and 23 Pa.C.S. § § 63016388.
The provisions of this § 13.304 adopted November 8, 1996, effective November 9, 1996, 26 Pa.B. 5381; amended March 18, 2022, effective March 19, 2022, 52 Pa.B. 1600. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (315840).
This section cited in 49 Pa. Code § 13.301 (relating to definitions relating to child abuse reporting requirements); 49 Pa. Code § 13.305 (relating to immunity from liability); 49 Pa. Code § 13.306 (relating to confidentialitywaived); and 49 Pa. Code § 13.307 (relating to noncompliance).
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