(A) By the first day of April of each year, the person convening the child fatality review board shall prepare and submit to the Ohio department of health a report that summarizes the following information with respect to the child deaths that were reviewed by the review board in the previous calendar year:
(1) The cause of death;
(2) Factors contributing to death;
(6) The geographic location of death;
(7) The year of death.
The report shall specify the number of child deaths that were not reviewed during the previous calendar year.
The report may include recommendations for actions that might prevent other deaths, as well as any other information the review board determines should be included.
(B) Reports prepared under division (A) of this section shall be considered public records under section 149.43 of the Revised Code.
(C) The child fatality review board shall submit individual data with respect to each child death review into the Ohio department of health child death review database or the national child death review database. The individual data shall include the information specified in division (A) of this section and any other information the board considers relevant to the review. Individual data related to a child death review that is contained in the Ohio department of health child death review database is not a public record under section 149.43 of the Revised Code.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9,HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.
Effective Date: 10-05-2000