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Section 3701.0412 | Domestic violence fatality review.


(A) The department of health shall adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code establishing a procedure for county or regional domestic violence fatality review boards to follow in conducting a review of a death by domestic violence. The rules shall do all of the following:

(1) Establish the format for the annual reports required by section 307.656 of the Revised Code;

(2) Establish guidelines for a county or regional review board to follow in compiling statistics for annual reports so that the reports do not contain any information that would permit any person's identity to be ascertained from a report;

(3) Establish guidelines for a county or regional review board to follow in creating and maintaining the comprehensive database of deaths by domestic violence that is required by section 307.654 of the Revised Code, including provisions establishing uniform record-keeping procedures;

(4) Establish guidelines for reporting domestic violence fatality review data to the department of health, which must maintain the confidentiality of information that would permit a person's identity to be ascertained;

(5) Establish guidelines, materials, and training to help educate members of county or regional review boards about the purpose of the review process and the confidentiality of the information described in section 307.659 of the Revised Code.

(B) Notwithstanding any provision of section 121.95 of the Revised Code to the contrary, a regulatory restriction contained in a rule adopted under this section is not subject to sections 121.95 to 121.953 of the Revised Code.

Last updated February 24, 2023 at 11:26 AM

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