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§ 2070.9d. Imposition of discipline on founded reports

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: February 18, 2014

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 2. Miscellaneous Laws Relating to Schools
Educator Discipline Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: February 18, 2014
24 P.S. § 2070.9d
§ 2070.9d. Imposition of discipline on founded reports
(a) Notwithstanding any provision of 23 Pa.C.S. Ch. 63 (relating to child protective services), the commission shall:
(1) Direct the department to revoke the certificate and employment eligibility of an educator who is named as the perpetrator of a founded report of child abuse or named as an individual responsible for injury or abuse in a founded report for a school employe under 23 Pa.C.S. Ch. 63 upon receipt of documentation verifying the founded report.
(2) Direct the department to immediately reinstate a certificate and employment eligibility upon receipt of a certified document establishing that a founded report of child abuse or founded report for a school employe was reversed or determined to be unfounded.
(b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent the department from pursuing discipline under this act against any educator for whom a founded report of child abuse or founded report for a school employe was reversed or determined to be unfounded.

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1973, Dec. 12, P.L. 397, No. 141, § 9.4, added 2013, Dec. 18, P.L. 1205, No. 120, § 6, effective in 60 days [Feb. 18, 2014].
24 P.S. § 2070.9d, PA ST 24 P.S. § 2070.9d
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 40. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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