SENATE BILL No. 569
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 16-19-3-6.5.
Synopsis: Safety of children during storms. Requires the department
of health to adopt rules concerning the safety of children during bad
weather conditions and to distribute the rules to relevant organizations.
Effective: July 1, 2005.
January 20, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider
First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)
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SENATE BILL No. 569
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 16-19-3-6.5; (05)IN0569.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 16-19-3-6.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY
1, 2005]: Sec. 6.5. (a) The state department shall adopt rules
concerning the safety of children during bad weather conditions.
(b) The rules adopted under subsection (a) must include a listing
of places that are safe during the following types of weather
(C) Rain storms.
(D) Lightning storms.
(E) Hail storms.
(F) Wind storms.
(G) Extreme heat.
(H) Any other weather condition for which the National
Weather Service issues an advisory, a watch, or a warning.
(c) The rules adopted under subsection (a) must cover the
following types of events and places where children may be
exposed to weather conditions:
(1) Schools and activities organized by schools.
(2) Day care.
(4) Organized sporting events.
(5) Public parks.
(6) Any other place where children may be gathered in an
(d) The state department shall distribute the rules adopted
under subsection (a) to governmental entities, schools, and
organization that sponsor activities and events covered under