Mandated reporter for child abuse definition

Mandated reporter for child abuse means any person as specified by RCW 26.44.030(1) who has reasonable cause to believe a child has suffered abuse or neglect. Such a person must report the incident, or cause a report to be made, to the proper law enforcement agency or to DSHS. The report is to be made at the first opportunity and in no case longer than 48 hours after there is reasonable cause to believe the child has suffered abuse or neglect.

Related to Mandated reporter for child abuse

Mandated Reporters means any school personnel who has reason to believe that a vulnerable adult is being or has been maltreated.
Mandated reporter means any school personnel who knows or has reason to believe a child is being neglected or physically or sexually abused, or has been neglected or physically or sexually abused within the preceding three years.
Child abuse means any of the following acts committed in an educational setting by an employee or volunteer against a child:
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Affected Reporting Party As defined in Section 11.12.
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Applicable Insurance Regulatory Authority means, when used with respect to any Regulated Insurance Company, the insurance department or similar administrative authority or agency located in (x) each state in which such Regulated Insurance Company is domiciled or (y) to the extent asserting regulatory jurisdiction over such Regulated Insurance Company, the insurance department, authority or agency in each state in which such Regulated Insurance Company is licensed, and shall include any Federal insurance regulatory department, authority or agency that may be created and that asserts regulatory jurisdiction over such Regulated Insurance Company.
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Primary Care Physician means a Participating Physician specializing in family medicine, community internal medicine, general medicine, or pediatrics selected by You or Your Covered Dependent.
Covered contractor information system means an information system that is owned or operated by a contractor that processes, stores, or transmits Federal contract information.
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