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55 Pa. Code § 3490.102. Criminal liability for breach of confidentiality.

§ 3490.102. Criminal liability for breach of confidentiality.

 A person who willfully releases or permits the release of data or information contained in the pending complaint file, the Statewide Central Register or the county agency records, to persons or agencies not permitted by this chapter to receive this information shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree. In addition, the person shall be denied access in the future to information that the person would otherwise be entitled to receive under the CPSL and this chapter.


   The provisions of this §  3490.102 adopted December 20, 1985, effective January 1, 1986, 15 Pa.B. 4547; amended July 2, 1999, effective July 3, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 3513. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (229424).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3490.93 (relating to requests by designated county officials); and 55 Pa. Code §  3490.126 (relating to sanctions).

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