Status Summary

First reading, referred to Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.15.19. No hearing scheduled yet. (updated 2.15.19)

Legislative Session

2019

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

O'Ban

Modifies language in RCW 26.44.080 and 26.44.030 regarding mandatory reporting and penalties by including any person who knowingly fails a report be made and/or obstructs the duty of a mandatory reporter to be guilty of a gross misdemeanor. 

Requires state contracts with youth-serving organizations to include a requirement that the organizations provide a signed acknowledgment of their compliance with the mandatory reporter posting law.