41-3-209. Reports to office of child and family ombudsman. (1) The department shall report to the office of the child and family ombudsman
within 1 business day, a death of a child who, within the last 12 months:
(a) had been the subject of a report of abuse or neglect;
(b) had been the subject of an investigation of alleged abuse or neglect;
(c) was in out-of-home care at the time of the child's death; or
(d) had received services from the department under a written prevention plan;
(2) The department shall report to the office of the child and family ombudsman within 5 business days:
(a) any criminal act concerning the abuse or neglect of a child;
(b) any critical incident, including but not limited to elopement, a suicide attempt, rape, nonroutine hospitalizations, and neglect or abuse by a substitute care provider, involving a child who is receiving services from the department pursuant to this chapter; or
(c) a third report received within the last 12 months about a child at risk of or who is suspected of being abused or neglected.
(3) The department shall report to the ombudsman as required under 41-3-1212 on its response to findings, conclusions, and recommendations made in cases investigated by the ombudsman.