March 28, 2003





ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 182

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DIGEST OF SB 182 (Updated March 27, 2003 10:04 AM - DI 107)



Citations Affected: IC 12-7; IC 12-17.2.

Synopsis: Distribution of child care regulatory information. Amends the definition of "provider" for purposes of the law concerning child care regulation. Specifies the manner in which the division of family and children must adopt administrative rules and policy statements and provide information to the public concerning the administrative rules and policy statements.

Effective: July 1, 2003.





Craycraft, Miller, Breaux
(HOUSE SPONSORS _ WELCH, TURNER)




    January 7, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services.
    February 27, 2003, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    March 3, 2003, read second time, ordered engrossed. Engrossed.
    March 4, 2003, read third time, passed. Yeas 48, nays 0.

HOUSE ACTION

    March 13, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Human Affairs.
    March 27, 2003, reported _ Do Pass.






March 28, 2003

First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)


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ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 182



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning human services.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. IC 12-7-2-149, AS AMENDED BY P.L.283-2001, SECTION 17, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 149. "Provider" means the following:
        (1) For purposes of IC 12-10-7, the meaning set forth in IC 12-10-7-3.
        (2) For purposes of the following statutes, an individual, a partnership, a corporation, or a governmental entity that is enrolled in the Medicaid program under rules adopted under IC 4-22-2 by the office of Medicaid policy and planning:
            (A) IC 12-14-1 through IC 12-14-9.5.
            (B) IC 12-15, except IC 12-15-32, IC 12-15-33, and IC 12-15-34.
            (C) IC 12-17-10.
            (D) IC 12-17-11.
            (E) IC 12-17.6.
            (F) IC 12-17.7.
        (3) For purposes of IC 12-17-9, the meaning set forth in

IC 12-17-9-2.
        (4) For the purposes of IC 12-17.2, a person who operates a provides child care center or child care home under IC 12-17.2.
        (5) For purposes of IC 12-17.4, a person who operates a child caring institution, foster family home, group home, or child placing agency under IC 12-17.4.
    SECTION 2. IC 12-17.2-2-5.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 5.5. (a) When the division adopts an administrative rule or a policy statement to administer this article, the division shall make the administrative rule or policy statement available to the public upon request.
    (b) When the division adopts an administrative rule or a policy statement to administer this article, the administrative rule or policy statement must specifically identify the type of provider to which the administrative rule or policy statement applies.
    (c) When the division provides information to the public concerning an administrative rule or a policy statement adopted by the division, each document provided must specifically identify the type of provider to which the administrative rule or policy statement applies.



ES 182_LS 6593/DI 97

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