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AB-1338 School employees: child abuse: reporting.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 44692 is added to the Education Code, immediately following Section 44691, to read:

44692.
 (a) The governing board of each school district and county office of education, and the governing body of each charter school, shall adopt a policy on the reporting of child abuse and the responsibilities of mandated reporters, as defined in Section 11165.7 of the Penal Code, in accordance with the requirements of the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (Article 2.5 (commencing with Section 11164) of Chapter 2 of Title 1 of Part 4 of the Penal Code).
(b) Each school district, charter school, and county office of education shall review the mandated reporting requirements of school employees with all school personnel within the first six weeks of each school year.
SEC. 2.
 If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.