2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 168
Child Abuse; permitted to access child abuse records by department, or county, or other state or local agency; extend; Central Child Abuse Registry; permit access
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to child abuse, so as to extend the persons and agencies permitted to access child abuse records by the department or a county or other state or local agency; to amend Article 8 of Chapter 5 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Central Child Abuse Registry, so as to permit access to information in the child abuse registry to certain governmental entities investigating allegations of child abuse; to permit access to child abuse registry to certain child-placing entities conducting foster and adoptive parent background checks; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/24/2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/15/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/14/2017 - Senate Hopper