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The DC Code: § 16-2333.01 Permitted disclosures of juvenile information.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)
a
An official of the Family Court, the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services, or the Metropolitan Police Department may disclose information (but not records) about a juvenile otherwise protected from disclosure under sections 16-2331, 16-2332, and 16-2333 in accordance with this section only if:
1
In the professional judgment of the official, disclosing the information will assist in the protection, welfare, treatment, or rehabilitation of the juvenile;
2
A professional relationship exists between the official and the juvenile; and
3
The general nature of the disclosure, and rationale for making the disclosure, is approved by the official's supervisor or agency director.
b
Information disclosed under this section may be disclosed only to:
1
A principal, teacher, or counselor at a school that the juvenile attends or has attended; or
2
A mental health professional as that term is defined in section 7- 1201.01(11).
c
The information that may be disclosed under this section shall be limited to:
1
The juvenile's name;
2
Whether the juvenile is or has been on probation or in the custody of the Department;
3
Whether the juvenile has violated the terms of probation or absconded while in the custody of the Department;
4
Whether the juvenile has been arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department, or another law enforcement agency, and the charges brought against the juvenile; and
5
The disposition of the charges brought against the juvenile.
d
Information disclosed pursuant to this section shall be:
1
Kept confidential and shall not be disclosed by the recipient to another individual or entity except in accordance with section 16-2331, 16-2332, or 16-2333; and
2
Limited to the greatest extent possible consistent with its express purpose.
e
This section permits the limited disclosure of information contained in records and files otherwise protected from disclosure under sections 16- 2331, 16-2332, and 16-2333, but does not authorize disclosure of the records and files.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For history of Law 18-284, see notes under § 16-2301. DC CODE § 16-2333.01 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 8, 2011, D.C. Law 18-284, § 3(f), 57 DCR 10477.)