91st General Assembly
Summary of HB2947
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Short description: 
DCFS-DISCLOSE REPORTS                                                      

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Children and Family Services Act.  Provides  that  the      
   prohibition  on  disclosing  the  case  and  clinical  records  of the      
   Department of  Children  and  Family  Services  and  the  Department's      
   reports  of  abuse  and  injury  does  not  prohibit  or  prevent  the      
   re-disclosure  of  records  or  reports  that  reveal  malfeasance  or      
   nonfeasance  on  the  part  of  the  Department, its employees, or its      
   agents.  Provides that  the  prohibition  on  disclosing  records  and      
   reports does not prohibit or prevent parties in a proceeding under the      
   Juvenile Court Act of 1987 from copying the records or reports for the      
   purpose   of  sharing  those  documents  with  other  parties  to  the      
   litigation.  Effective immediately.                                         
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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