AN ACT AUTHORIZING A LOCAL DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO DETERMINE IF A JUVENILE WHO IS ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN ABUSED, NEGLECTED, OR DEPENDENT HAS AN ASSOCIATION WITH THE MILITARY AND TO SHARE THAT INFORMATION WITH THE APPROPRIATE MILITARY AUTHORITIES, WHEN APPLICABLE.
Amends GS 7B-302 to direct the director of the department of social services to include information concerning the military affiliation of the parent, guardian, custodian, or caretaker of an allegedly abused or neglected juvenile in the investigation following a report of abuse, neglect, or dependency. Directs the department of social services to further disclose otherwise confidential information to the appropriate military authority, in order to protect a juvenile from abuse or neglect, if the department determines that the parent, guardian, custodian, or caretaker of the allegedly abused juvenile has a military affiliation. Amends GS 7B-307 to make a conforming change.
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