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Child Abuse Reform Legislation Receives Approval From Georgia State Senate

ATLANTA (March 28, 2016)  |  The Georgia State Senate approved legislation that will strengthen child abuse statutes and offer further protections for both victims and reporters. House Bill 905 also clarifies definitions, establishes a public scorecard for child welfare agencies and sets new regulations for creating protocol committees on child abuse. The legislation passed by a vote of 45 to 0 and was sponsored in the Senate by Sen. Charlie Bethel (R – Dalton). (more…)