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55 Pa. Code § 3490.38. Authorized studies of child abuse data.

§ 3490.38. Authorized studies of child abuse data.

 The Department may conduct or authorize studies of the data contained in the pending complaint file, the Statewide Central Register, the statistical file, and the county agency files and distribute the results of the studies if no study contains the name of a subject or other information by which a subject of a report can be directly or indirectly identified. Requests to conduct studies shall be made to the Deputy Secretary, Office of Children, Youth and Families of the Department. The researcher shall secure the concurrence of the appropriate county agency administrator to use the county agency files.


   The provisions of this §  3490.38 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 pages (211726) to (211727).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3490.193 (relating to other provisions).

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