Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure Generally

Causes of Action

SECTION 9-1-44

§ 9-1-44. Civil action for release of names of minors.

(a) No member of any municipal or state agency shall release the identity of any minor who is believed to be a victim of a violation of any law except with the consent of his or her parent or guardian. This section shall not prevent the release of the identity of minors involved in a violation of a motor vehicle law or involved in a motor vehicle accident.

(b) Any person found to be in violation of the provisions of this section shall be liable to the minor in a civil action brought on behalf of the minor for compensatory damages and court costs.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1985, ch. 384, § 1.)