§ 13.304. Suspected death as a result of child abuse—mandated reporting requirement.

 A funeral director who has reasonable cause to suspect that a child died as a result of child abuse shall report that suspicion to the coroner of the county where death occurred or, in the case where the child is transported to another county for medical treatment, to the coroner of the county where the injuries were sustained.


   The provisions of this §  13.304 issued under the Child Protective Services Law, 23 Pa.C.S. §  6383(b)(2); and section 16 of the Funeral Director Law (63 P. S. §  479.16).


   The provisions of this §  13.304 adopted November 8, 1996, effective November 9, 1996, 26 Pa.B. 5381.

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  13.301 (relating to definitions relating to child abuse reporting requirements); 49 Pa. Code §  13.306 (relating to confidentiality—waived); and 49 Pa. Code §  13.307 (relating to noncompliance).

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