Special Committee on Reporting of Child Abuse and Child Neglect
Chair: Sen. Alberta Darling
Vice Chair: Sen. Jennifer Shilling
Legislative Council Staff: Anna Henning and David Moore
Subcommittee on Recodification
The Special Committee is directed to conduct a recodification of s. 48.981, Stats., Wisconsinís child abuse and child neglect reporting requirements to reorganize the statute in a logical manner, renumber and retitle certain subsections, consolidate related provisions, modernize language, resolve ambiguities in language, and make other necessary organizational changes. The committee shall also: recommend changes to current law regarding who is required to report suspected abuse or neglect of children and the circumstances under which such a report is mandated; and study the reporting of suspected abuse of students at institutions of higher education.
Memorandum to Members
of the Recodification Subcommittee of the Special
Committee on Reporting of Child Abuse and Child Neglect,
from Anna Henning (August 10, 2012).
Staff Brief 2012-02, Reporting Child Abuse and
Child Neglect (July 3, 2012).
- Memo No. 1,
Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Annual Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect Report for
Calendar Year 2010 (July 2, 2012).
Report, Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect Report,
Annual Report for Calendar Year 2010 to the Governor and
Legislature s. 48.981 (9), Stats., Wisconsin
Department of Children and Families (January
Appendices to Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect
Report, 2010 Data.
presentation, Legislative Council Study Committee
Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect, by Robert B.
Williams, Director, Bureau of Safety and Well Being,
Division of Safety and Permanence, Wisconsin Department
of Children and Families (July 12, 2012).
PowerPoint presentation, Child Maltreatment
Prevention in Wisconsin, by Mary Anne Snyder,
Executive Director, Wisconsin Children's Trust Fund
(July 12, 2012).
PowerPoint presentation, University of Wisconsin
System's Review of Policies Related to the Reporting of
Crimes Against Children, by Elizabeth Dionne, Office
of Operations Review and Audit, UW System Administration
(July 12, 2012).
Presentation by Dawn Buchholz, Supervisor, Child and
Family Services, Waushara County Department of Human
Services; and Suzanne Mathison, CPS Social Worker,
Marathon County Department of Social Services: