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November 28, 2023

25-5-7.3. Parents to have equal access to records pertaining to child--Name and address of both parents to be listed

Access to records and information pertaining to a minor child, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, orthodontia, optometric and similar health care, and school records shall be made equally available to both parents. Counseling, psychiatric, psychotherapy, and other records subject to confidentiality or privilege shall only be released in accordance with state and federal law; but, if available to one parent, shall be available to both. The parents shall make reasonable efforts to ensure that the name and address of the other parent is listed on all such records.