Child Abuse Reporting Laws for Kentucky

STATE AND STATUTE: Kentucky, Stats. §§ 620.030 et seq. (originally enacted in 1988; statute language affecting what appears here most recently amended in 2013; all language verified here as of November of 2017)

WHAT IS REPORTABLE "ABUSE": Physical, sexual, or mental abuse, or neglect. [620.030(2)]

MANDATORY REPORTERS: Any person who knows or has reasonable cause to believe that a child is abused. [620.030(1)(2)]

HOW AND WHERE TO REPORT: Oral or written report to a local law enforcement agency, the Department of Kentucky State Police, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or its designated representative, the state attorney general, or the county attorney. [620.030(1)(2)]

Log In For Full Access

Interested in becoming a member? Learn more.

Related Topics:
None
Posted:
November 30, 2017
View All
from our store

August 2019 Webinar

Free Webinar
Planning the Pastor’s Retirement Package

Planning the Pastor’s Retirement Package

Use this guide to develop your pastor's retirement plan for all stages of life.
Preventing a Violent Incident at Your Church

Preventing a Violent Incident at Your Church

Learn about preparing for an active shooter, conceal carry weapons laws, and the role of security guards.
Managing Church Facility Use

Managing Church Facility Use

Find insights to equip your church to host members and strangers.

ChurchSalary

ChurchSalary

Experience a whole new way to set compensation. Eliminate the guesswork – get access to detailed compensation reports in just minutes.