A. There is hereby established within the Department of Human Services
an information system for the maintenance of all reports of child
abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect made pursuant to the provisions of
the Oklahoma Child Abuse Reporting and Prevention Act.
B. The Division of Children and Family Services of the Department of
Human Services shall be responsible for maintaining a suitably
cross-indexed system of all the reports.
C. The records maintained shall contain, but shall not be limited to:
1. All information in the written report required by Section 7103 of
2. A record of the final disposition of the report including services
offered and services accepted;
3. The plan for rehabilitative treatment; and
4. Any other relevant information.
D. Data and information maintained and related to individual cases
shall be confidential and shall be made available only as authorized
by state or federal law.
E. The Commission for Human Services shall promulgate rules governing
the availability of such data and information.
F. Rules promulgated by the Commission shall encourage cooperation
with other states in exchanging reports in order to effect a national
G. No person shall allow the data and information maintained to be
released except as authorized by Article V of the Oklahoma Children's
H. Records obtained by the Department shall be maintained by the
Department until otherwise provided by law.