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Cross-Reporting Among Responders to Child Abuse and Neglect
Series: State Statutes|
Child Welfare Information Gateway |
|Year Published: 2012|
Current Through December 2012
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This factsheet discusses State laws that authorize cross-reporting and information sharing among the agencies that must respond to reports of suspected child abuse or neglect. Typically, reports are shared among social services agencies, law enforcement departments, and prosecutors' offices. Summaries of laws for all States and U.S. territories are included.
Table of ContentsIntroduction
The Purpose of Cross-Reporting Statutes
Summaries of State Laws
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Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2013). Cross-reporting among responders to child abuse and neglect. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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