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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 19DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES
CHAPTER 745LICENSING
SUBCHAPTER KINSPECTIONS AND INVESTIGATIONS
DIVISION 2NOTIFICATION
RULE §745.8451Who notifies parents an investigator interviewed their child during an abuse/neglect investigation?

(a) During an abuse or neglect investigation, we will make a reasonable effort to notify the parents within 24 hours after we interview and/or examine their child.

(b) If PRS determines the abuse or neglect occurred in the child's own home, then PRS will inform the parents.

(c) If we determine abuse or neglect occurred at your operation, we will notify or instruct your operation to notify the victim's parents of our determination.

(d) If we determine abuse or neglect occurred at your operation, we may instruct you to notify the parents of all children in your care that abuse or neglect has occurred in your operation.


Source Note: The provisions of this §745.8451 adopted to be effective March 1, 2002, 27 TexReg 965

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