§ 40.204. Suspected death as a result of child abusemandated reporting requirement.
A physical therapist or physical therapist assistant 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 § 40.204 amended under section 3(a) of the Physical Therapy Practice Act (63 P.S. § 1303(a)); section 16 of the act of July 4, 2008 (P.L. 293, No. 38); and 23 Pa.C.S. § 6383(b)(2).
The provisions of this § 40.204 amended December 21, 2012, effective December 22, 2012, 42 Pa.B. 7652; amended August 6, 2021, effective August 7, 2021, 51 Pa.B. 4325. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (391984).
This section cited in 49 Pa. Code § 40.205 (relating to immunity from liability); 49 Pa. Code § 40.206 (relating to confidentialitywaived); and 49 Pa. Code § 40.207 (relating to noncompliance).
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