112-10-060 - Duty to report abuse

112-10-060. Duty to report abuse

When the ombudsman, ombudsman's staff, or any volunteer, has reasonable cause to believe that a child or adult dependent or developmentally disabled person has suffered abuse or neglect, he or she shall report such incident, or cause a report to be made, to the proper law enforcement agency or to the department as provided in RCW 26.44.040.

Statutory Authority: RCW 43.06A.030(6). 00-05-036, § 112-10-060, filed 2/10/00, effective 3/12/00; 97-21-066, § 112-10-060, filed 10/14/97, effective 11/14/97.

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