2014 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes
Chapter 63 - Child Protective Services
Section 6372 - Protecting well-being of children maintained outside home

23 PA Cons Stat § 6372 (2014) What's This?

§ 6372. Protecting well-being of children maintained outside home.

The county agency shall be as equally vigilant of the status, well-being and conditions under which a child is living and being maintained in a facility other than that of a parent, custodian or guardian from which the child has been removed as the service is of the conditions in the dwelling of the parent, custodian or guardian. Where the county agency finds that the placement for any temporary or permanent custody, care or treatment is for any reason inappropriate or harmful in any way to the physical or mental well-being of the child, it shall take immediate steps to remedy these conditions including petitioning the court.


(Dec. 16, 1994, P.L.1292, No.151, eff. July 1, 1995)

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