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(a) All records, reports, permanency plans, reviews and reports of the foster care review boards or any material prepared in connection with the planning, placement or care of a child in the care or custody of the department of children's services or in foster care with any agency or person pursuant to this part, shall be confidential and shall not be a public record and shall be disclosed only for the purposes directly related to the administration of this part, or as permitted pursuant to the provisions of § 37-1-409 or § 37-1-612, or as otherwise determined by the department of children's services to be reasonably necessary or reasonably required and as directly related to the provision of any services needed by the child.
(b) A violation of this section is a Class B misdemeanor.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Tennessee Code Title 37. Juveniles § 37-2-408 - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tn/title-37-juveniles/tn-code-sect-37-2-408.html
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