97-S 0607 am
Effective Without the Governor's Signature
Jul. 8, 1997


It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows

SECTION 1. Section 14-1-64 of the General Laws in Chapter 14-1 entitled "Proceedings in Family Court" is hereby amended to read as follows:

14-1-64. Disposition of juvenile, arrest and apprehension records. -- All police records relating to the arrest, detention, apprehension, and disposition of any juveniles shall be kept in files separate and apart from the arrest records of adults and shall be withheld from public inspection, but those records shall be open to inspection {ADD and copying ADD} upon {ADD request and upon payment of copying costs in accordance with section 38-2-4 ADD} {DEL good cause shown DEL} by the parent, guardian, or attorney of the juvenile involved {DEL and those in loco parentis to the juvenile, upon the written order of a judge of the family court DEL} . Notwithstanding the foregoing, the identity of any juvenile waived pursuant to section 14-1-7.1 or certified and convicted pursuant to section 14-1-7.2 shall be made public.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.

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