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§ 10210.502. Reports to department and coroner or medical examiner

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: April 7, 2011

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 57. Adult Protective Services Act (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 5. Reporting Suspected Abuse by Employees (Refs & Annos)
Effective: April 7, 2011
35 P.S. § 10210.502
§ 10210.502. Reports to department and coroner or medical examiner
(a) Department.--
(1) Within 48 hours of receipt of a written report under section 501(a)1 involving sexual abuse, serious injury, serious bodily injury or suspicious death, the agency shall transmit a written report to the department. Supplemental reports shall be transmitted as they are obtained by the agency.
(2) A report under this subsection shall be made in a manner and on forms prescribed by the department. The report shall include, at a minimum, that information required to be submitted under section 501.
(b) Coroner or medical examiner.--For a report under section 501(a) concerning the death of a recipient, if there is reasonable cause to suspect that the recipient died as a result of abuse or neglect, the agency shall give the oral report and forward a copy of the written report to the appropriate coroner or medical examiner within 24 hours.


2010, Oct. 7, P.L. 484, No. 70, § 502, effective in 6 months [April 7, 2011].


35 P.S. § 10210.501.
35 P.S. § 10210.502, PA ST 35 P.S. § 10210.502
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 7. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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