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49 Pa. Code § 13.303. Photographs, medical tests and X-rays of child subject to report.

§ 13.303. Photographs, medical tests and X-rays of child subject to report.

 A funeral director may take or cause to be taken photographs of the child who is subject to a report and, if clinically indicated, cause to be performed a radiological examination and other medical tests on the child. Medical summaries or reports of the photographs, X-rays and relevant medical tests taken shall be sent to the county children and youth social service agency at the time the written report is sent, or within 48 hours after an electronic report is made under §  13.302(c)(2) (relating to suspected child abuse—mandated reporting requirements), or as soon thereafter as possible. The county children and youth social service agency shall have access to actual photographs or duplicates and X-rays and may obtain them or duplicates of them upon request. Medical summaries or reports of the photographs, X-rays and relevant medical tests shall be made available to law enforcement officials in the course of investigating cases under 23 Pa.C.S. §  6490(a)(9) or (10) (relating to release of information in confidential reports).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  13.303 issued under the Child Protective Services Law, 23 Pa.C.S. §  6383(b)(2); and section 16 of the Funeral Director Law (63 P.S. §  479.16); amended under section 16(a) of the Funeral Director Law (63 P.S. §  479.16(a)); and 23 Pa.C.S. § §  6301—6388.

Source

   The provisions of this §  13.303 adopted November 8, 1996, effective November 9, 1996, 26 Pa.B. 5381; amended March 18, 2022, effective March 19, 2022, 52 Pa.B. 1600. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (315839) to (315840).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  13.301 (relating to definitions relating to child abuse reporting requirements); 49 Pa. Code §  13.305 (relating to immunity from liability); 49 Pa. Code §  13.306 (relating to confidentiality—waived); and 49 Pa. Code §  13.307 (relating to noncompliance).



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