The Act allows licensed child placement agencies and child-caring institutions that are assisting the Department of Human Resources in providing foster homes or adoptive homes for children to have access to records of child abuse. Court appointed investigators of adoption petitions are also allowed access to child abuse records.
Alan R. Godfrey,
SOCIAL SERVICES Programs and Protection for Children: Allows Certain Child-Placing Agencies to Access Child Abuse Records,
Ga. St. U. L. Rev.
Available at: https://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol19/iss1/2