- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
- Chapter 17. Child Protection
- Section 40. Central Registry; Confidentiality.
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AS 47.17.040. Central Registry; Confidentiality.
- (a) The department shall maintain a central registry of all investigation reports but not of the reports of harm.
- (b) Investigation reports and reports of harm filed under this chapter are considered confidential and are not subject to
public inspection and copying under AS 40.25.110
and 40.25.120. However, in accordance with department
regulations, investigation reports may be used by appropriate governmental agencies with child-protection functions,
inside and outside the state, in connection with investigations or judicial proceedings involving child abuse, neglect,
or custody. A person, not acting in accordance with department regulations, who with criminal negligence makes public
information contained in confidential reports is guilty of a class B misdemeanor.
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