§ 21.504. Suspected death as a result of child abusemandated reporting requirement.
A Board-regulated practitioner 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 § 21.504 amended under section 2.1(k) of The Professional Nursing Law (63 P.S. § 222.1(k)); section 17.6 of the Practical Nurse Law (63 P.S. § 667.6); and the Child Protective Services Law, 23 Pa.C.S. § 6383(b)(2).
The provisions of this § 21.504 amended March 25, 2022, effective March 26, 2022, 52 Pa.B. 1916. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (385245).
This section cited in 49 Pa. Code § 21.505 (relating to immunity from liability); 49 Pa. Code § 21.506 (relating to confidentialitywaived); and 49 Pa. Code § 21.507 (relating to noncompliance).
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