2013-2014 Regular Session - HB 705
Georgia Child Fatality Review Panel; move from the Child Advocate for the Protection of Children to the commissioner of public health
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 11 of Chapter 11 of Title 15, Chapter 15 of Title 19, and Chapter 2A of Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the "Georgia Child Advocate for the Protection of Children Act," child abuse, and the Department of Public Health, respectively, so as to move the responsibility of coordinating and supervising the work of the Georgia Child Fatality Review Panel from the Child Advocate for the Protection of Children to the commissioner of public health or his or her designee; to amend Code Section 49-5-41 of the O.C.G.A., relating to persons and agencies permitted access to child abuse and dependency records, so as to clarify defined terms and change provisions relating to disclosure; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Dec/10/2013 - House Prefiled