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House Bill 2174 History
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H. B. 2174
(By Delegates Spencer, Perdue and Amores)
[Passed April 5, 2005; in effect ninety days from passage.]
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
AN ACT to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated §49-6A-2a, relating
to requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to
develop a procedure to notify persons mandated to report child
abuse and neglect of whether an investigation of the report
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended
by adding thereto a new section, designated §49-6A-2a, to read as
ARTICLE 6A. REPORTS OF CHILDREN SUSPECTED TO BE ABUSED OR
§49-6A-2a. Notification of disposition of reports.
(a) The Department of Health and Human Resources shall develop
and implement a procedure to notify any person mandated to report
suspected child abuse and neglect under the provisions of section two of this article, of whether an investigation into the reported
suspected abuse or neglect has been initiated and when the
investigation is completed.
(b) The Department of Health and Human Resources shall develop
and implement the above described procedure on or before the first
day of January, two thousand six.