All County Notices and Legislative Resources

Federal Legislation

Federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) Statute

State Legislation

Senate Bill (SB) 39 (Chapter 468, Statutes of 2007)

Assembly Bill (AB) 1625 (Chapter 320, Statutes of 2016)

Welfare & Institutions Code (WIC) 10850.4

State Regulations

Manual of Policies and Procedures Section 31-502

All County Information Notice (ACIN)

ACIN I-85-10
Child Fatality And Near Fatality Reporting And Disclosure

ACIN I-09-11
New CDSS Website For Child Fatality And Near Fatality Disclosure And Reporting Requirements And Information

ACIN I-45-12
Child Fatality Reporting And Disclosure - Review Of Child Deaths

ACIN I-08-17
Examples Illustrating What Facts Are “Relevant” To A Child Near Fatality Incident When Preparing Information And Documents For Public Disclosure

All County Letter (ACL)

ACL 08-13
Reporting And Public Release Of Records In Cases Of Child Fatality Or Near fatality As A Result Of Abuse Or Neglect

ACL 09-02
Regulations Implementing SB 39 Child Fatality Disclosure And Reporting Requirements

ACL 10-06
Regulations Implementing SB 39 Child Fatality Disclosure And Reporting Requirements

ACL 12-20
Child Fatality Reporting And Disclosure - Change To Regulations

ACL 15-81
Child Fatality Public Disclosure Requirements

ACL 16-109
Child Fatality and Near Fatality Reporting and Public Disclosure Requirements

Contact Us

For questions related to Child Fatalities 
and/or Near Fatalities, please contact:

California Department of Social Services 
744 P Street, MS 8-12-90   
Sacramento, CA 95814 
Phone: (916) 651-8100 
Email: CFSDCriticalIncidents@dss.ca.gov

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