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

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Establishment

Citation: Ann. Code § 37-1-406

The Department of Children's Services shall maintain an abuse registry.

Purpose

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Contents

Citation: Ann. Code § 37-1-406

The registry shall maintain the findings of investigations of reports of child abuse or neglect.

Maintenance

Citation: Ann. Laws § 37-1-406

No later than 60 days after receiving the initial report, the department shall determine whether a report of abuse was indicated or unfounded and report its findings to the department's abuse registry.