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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE II EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS
    OF THE COMMONWEALTH
  • CHAPTER 18C OFFICE OF THE CHILD ADVOCATE

Section 1 - Definitions

Section 2 - Office of the child advocate; duties

Section 3 - Child advocate; appointment; vacancies

Section 4 - Child advocate advisory board

Section 5 - Investigation of critical incidents; coordination with other agencies; complaints; review of program effectiveness; oversight

Section 6 - Access to facilities and records; release of information

Section 7 - Witnesses; documents; subpoenas

Section 8 - Discrimination or retaliation; penalties

Section 9 - Procedures for performance of duties; rules and regulations

Section 10 - Annual report

Section 11 - Comprehensive plan for response to child abuse and neglect; advice of experts; contents

Section 12 - Information and records; confidentiality; subpoena and discovery; public disclosure; investigation of critical incidents

Section 13 - Personal liability for civil damages