Chapter 20 - Child Protection

45.2001 Definitions.

As used in this chapter unless the context ot…

45.2002 Mandated reports of abuse or neglect.

(a) Any person specified in subsection (b) wh…

45.2003 Mandatory report to medical examiner-Post-mortem investigations.

Any person who is required by 45.2002 to repo…

45.2004 Evidence of abuse-Color photographs and X-rays.

(a) Any person who is required, or authorized…

45.2005 Protective custody.

A law enforcement officer or any officer of t…

45.2010 Reporting procedures.

(a) Reports of known or suspected child abuse…

45.2011 Agency duties upon receipt of report.

(a) The agency makes a thorough investigation…

45.2012 Immunity from liability-Persons reporting.

Any person participating in good faith in the…

45.2015 Child abuse and child neglect diversion program.

(a) The Attorney General, upon recommendation…

45.2016 Abrogation of privileged communication.

The privileged communication between patient…

45.2017 Court proceedings-Guardian ad litem.

(a) The Department of Law Enforcement Agency…

45.2020 Central registry-Establishment.

There is established within the agency a cent…

45.2021 Central registry-Telephone number for reporting cases.

There is a single telephone number that all p…

45.2022 Central registry-Contents.

The central registry contains, but is not lim…

45.2023 Central registry-Availability of information.

Reports made under this chapter as well as an…

45.2024 Central registry-Access to records.

After a child, who is the subject of a report…

45.2025 Central registry-Information expunged when.

Unless an investigation of a report conducted…

45.2026 Central registry-Records sealed.

In all other cases, the record of the report…

45.2027 Central registry-Subject of report may receive information.

At any time, the subject of a report may rece…

45.2028 Central registry-Request to alter report.

At any time, subsequent to the completion of…

45.2029 Central registry-Written notice of amendment.

Written notice of any amendment or expungemen…

45.2030 Central registry-Release of data or information.

Any person who willfully permits and any othe…

45.2031 Child abuse commission-Creation-Review.

(a) In the event a child is taken from parent…

45.2032 Education program.

The Child Abuse Commission cooperates with th…