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Review and Expunction of Central Registries and Reporting Records
Examines State laws and procedures that provide persons who are named as alleged perpetrators in central registry reports the right to review the records and to request administrative hearings to contest the findings and have inaccurate records removed from the registry. Laws that provide for the expunction of old or unsubstantiated reports also are discussed. Summaries of relevant laws for all States and U.S. territories are included.
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Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2018). Review and expunction of central registries and reporting records. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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