PRINTER'S NO. 410
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
368
Session of
2019
INTRODUCED BY BOSCOLA, COSTA, HUGHES, FONTANA, BROWNE, BREWSTER,
YUDICHAK, BARTOLOTTA, STEFANO AND K. WARD, MARCH 13, 2019
REFERRED TO AGING AND YOUTH, MARCH 13, 2019
AN ACT
Amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes, in child protective services, further
providing for notification to department and development of
plan of safe care for children under one year of age.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 6386 of Title 23 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended by adding subsections to read:
ยง 6386. Notification to department and development of plan of
safe care for children under one year of age.
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(d) Department duties.--The department shall:
(1) Compile the information from notifications received
by the department under subsection (a) during the same
calendar quarter and publish the information from the
notifications as soon as possible on the department's
publicly accessible Internet website. The information shall
be segregated and searchable by county.
(2) Submit a report of the information under paragraph
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(1) to the General Assembly not later than January 31 of the
following calendar year. The information may include such
other statistical analysis as deemed appropriate by the
department in order to best represent frequencies and trends
across this Commonwealth.
(e) Confidentiality.--Identifying information relating to a
child in a notification under subsection (a) shall be
confidential and shall not be subject to disclosure under the
act of February 14, 2008 (P.L.6, No.3), known as the Right-to-
Know Law.
Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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