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55 Pa. Code § 3490.182. ChildLine files.

§ 3490.182. ChildLine files.

 ChildLine will establish three files for reports of student abuse as follows:

   (1)  The pending complaint file for reports under investigation which shall contain the following information:

     (i)   The name and address of the student and the student’s parents or guardians.

     (ii)   Where the suspected abuse or injury occurred.

     (iii)   The age and sex of the student.

     (iv)   The nature and extent of the suspected student abuse or injury.

     (v)   The name and home address of the school employe alleged to have committed the abuse or injury.

     (vi)   The relationship of the school employe alleged to have committed the abuse to the student who was allegedly abused by the school employe.

     (vii)   The source of the report (the name of the law enforcement official) to the county agency.

     (viii)   The actions taken by the county agency, law enforcement officials, parents, guardians, school officials or other persons, including the taking of photographs, medical tests and X-rays.

   (2)  The Statewide Central Register of indicated and founded reports for school employes which shall contain the following information:

     (i)   The name, Social Security Number, date of birth and sex of the subjects of the report.

     (ii)   The home address of the subjects of the report.

     (iii)   The date and the nature and extent of the abuse.

     (iv)   The county in which the student abuse occurred.

     (v)   The factors contributing to the abuse.

     (vi)   The relationship of the school employe who abused the student to the student.

     (vii)   The source of the report the name of the school administrator/school employe who made the report to a law enforcement official and the district attorney.

     (viii)   Whether the report is a founded or indicated report.

     (ix)   Information obtained by the Department in relation to a school employe’s request to release, amend or expunge information retained by the Department or the county agency.

     (x)   The progress of any administrative or civil legal proceedings brought on the basis of the report.

     (xi)   Whether a criminal investigation was done and the result of the investigation and of any criminal prosecution.

   (3)  The file of unfounded reports awaiting expunction which contains the same information that is in the Statewide Central Register.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3490.143 (relating to definitions).

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