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Child Protective Services
Social Services (SOS) CHAPTER 55, ARTICLE 6

Section 411. Findings and purpose.

412. General definitions.

413. Persons and officials required to report cases of

suspected child abuse or maltreatment.

414. Any person permitted to report.

415. Reporting procedure.

416. Obligations of persons required to report.

417. Taking a child into protective custody.

418. Mandatory reporting to and post-mortem investigation of

deaths by medical examiner or coroner.

419. Immunity from liability.

420. Penalties for failure to report.

421. Responsibility of the office.

422. Statewide central register of child abuse and


422-a. Child abuse and neglect investigations; disclosure.

422-b. Local and regional fatality review teams.

422-c. Establishment of the child abuse medical provider program


423. Child protective service responsibilities and

organization; purchase of service and reimbursement of

cost; local plan.

423-a. Child advocacy centers established.

424. Duties of child protective service concerning reports of

abuse or maltreatment.

424-a. Access to information contained in the statewide central

register of child abuse and maltreatment.

424-b. Children in the care of certain public and private


425. Cooperation of other agencies.

426. Annual reports.

427. Regulations of the commissioner.

427-a. Differential response programs for child protection

assessments or investigations.

428. Separability.