Establishment and Maintenance of Central Registries for Child Abuse or Neglect Reports - Alaska

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Establishment

Citation: Alaska Stat. § 47.17.040(a)

The Department of Health and Social Services shall maintain a central registry.

Purpose

Citation: Alaska Stat. § 47.17.040(b)

In accordance with department regulations, investigation reports may be used by appropriate governmental agencies with child-protection functions, inside and outside the State, in connection with investigations or judicial proceedings involving child abuse, neglect, or custody.

Contents

Citation: Alaska Stat. § 47.17.040(a)

The registry shall contain all investigation reports but not the reports of harm.

Maintenance

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.