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HB 0548 - Social services; reasonable access to records concerning reports of child abuse to the Administrative Office of the Courts; provide

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Katie Dempsey (R)
Last Action: 5/3/2021 - Effective Date 2021-07-01
House Committee: Juvenile Justice
Senate Committee: Judiciary
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 548 amends Code Section 49-5-41 of the OCGA which authorizes the Administrative Office of the Courts to access records of child abuse reports and facilitate data sharing agreements with the Division of Family and Children Services to ensure that child abuse related court orders are upheld, HIPPA compliance is maintained, and that federal regulations on disclosure are not violated. 

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