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HB 1242 School employees; prohibits employment if subject of a founded case of child abuse and neglect.

Introduced by: Robert B. Bell, III | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED HOUSE: (all summaries)

Physical or sexual abuse of a child; school employees.  Prohibits the employment of an applicant for employment requiring direct contact with students if such applicant is the subject of a founded case of physical or sexual abuse of a child. Additionally, the bill requires the dismissal of a teacher who while employed by a local school board, becomes the subject of a founded case of physical or sexual abuse of a child and has exhausted all available appeals.  This bill also requires the Department of Social Services to report any founded complaints of sexual abuse of a child to a school board, where the subject of the report is a full-time, part-time, permanent or temporary teacher in a school division located within the Commonwealth.

 


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