This Act clarifies when reports of child abuse or neglect, including suspected human trafficking of a child, are required to be made orally to the Department’s report line and when they may be made via the Department’s online reporting portal. This Act also clarifies that licensed professionals who make reports may not remain anonymous.

Statutes affected:
Original Text: 16.903, 16.904, 16.905
Session Law: 16.903, 16.904, 16.905