§ 3490.105a. Request by a perpetrator to amend or expunge an indicated report of child abuse received by ChildLine after June 30, 1995.

 (a)  A perpetrator of an indicated report of child abuse may request the Secretary to amend or expunge the report on the grounds that it is inaccurate or is being maintained in a manner inconsistent with the CPSL and this chapter. The request shall be in writing and postmarked within 45-calendar days of the mailing date of the letter from ChildLine under § §  3490.40 and 3490.40a (relating to notifications regarding indicated reports; and notifications regarding founded reports).

 (b)  The Secretary will decide within 30-calendar days whether or not to grant the request. The Secretary will notify the perpetrator, the county agency and other subjects in writing as follows:

   (1)  Except the subject child, all other subjects of the report when the decision is to grant the request.

   (2)  Only the perpetrator when the decision is to deny the request.

 (c)  The notification from the Secretary will be sent by first-class mail.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3490.91 (relating to persons to whom child abuse information shall be made available).



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