View Amendment Current Amendment: 498R001.KMM.KS.docx to Bill 498     The Committee on Family & Veterans' Services proposed the following amendment (498R001.KMM.KS):
    Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking SECTION 1 in its entirety and inserting:
/         SECTION     1.     Article 9, Chapter 11, Title 63 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

    "Section 63-11-970.     (A)     The Department of Social Services shall enter into and maintain a contract with the Children's Trust Fund, detailing data access and sharing at both the client and case record levels, for the purposes of:
        (1)     bona fide research on child abuse and neglect;
        (2)     the quantitative or qualitative evaluation of prevention programs to reduce child abuse and neglect; or
        (3)     the assessment of service needs and gaps for the prevention of child abuse and neglect.
    (B)     The Children's Trust Fund shall provide a report on the effectiveness and efficiency of its programs to prevent child abuse and neglect to the General Assembly annually on January 1.
    (C)     Data elements that would reasonably identify any specific person must be deleted or redacted from records, reports, or materials prior to their removal from the physical premises of the Department of Social Services or by electronic means.
    (D)     The Children's Trust Fund shall adhere to all information security policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures promulgated by the Department of Administration with respect to all records, reports, and materials obtained pursuant to this section."             /

Amend the bill further, as and if amended, by adding an appropriately numbered new SECTION to read:
/         SECTION     _.     The Children's Trust Fund and the Department of Social Services shall fully execute the contract pursuant to Section 63-11-970, as added by this act, on or before August 1, 2019."         /
    Renumber sections to conform.
    Amend title to conform.