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49 Pa. Code § 42.43. Photographs, medical tests and X-rays of a child subject to report.

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

 A licensee 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 test 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 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.


   The provisions of this §  42.43 issued under the Child Protective Services Law, 23 Pa.C.S. §  6383(b)(2); and section 5 of the Occupational Therapists Practice Act (63 P. S. §  1505); amended under sections 5(b) and 6(a)(2) of the Occupational Therapy Practice Act (63 P. S. § §  1505(b) and 1506(a)(2)).


   The provisions of this §  42.43 adopted November 8, 1996, effective November 9, 1996, 26 Pa.B. 5425; amended December 7, 2001, effective December 8, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 6663. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (223113) to (223114).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  42.41 (relating to definitions relating to child abuse reporting requirements); 49 Pa. Code §  42.46 (relating to confidentiality—waived); and 49 Pa. Code §  42.47 (relating to noncompliance).

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