HOUSE BILL No. 1778
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 31-9-2-31.
Synopsis: Custodian of a child in need of services. Applies the law
concerning children in need of services to a program that is exempt
from child care licensure.
Effective: July 1, 2007.
January 26, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Family, Children and
First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1778
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
family law and juvenile law.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 31-9-2-31; (07)IN1778.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 31-9-2-31, AS AMENDED BY P.L.146-2006,
SECTION 12, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 31. (a) "Custodian", for purposes of the juvenile
law, means a person with whom a child resides.
(b) "Custodian", for purposes of IC 31-34-1, includes any person
(1) a license applicant or licensee of:
(A) a foster home or residential child care facility that is
required to be licensed or is licensed under IC 31-27;
(B) a child care center that is required to be licensed or is
licensed under IC 12-17.2-4; or
(C) a child care home that is required to be licensed or is
licensed under IC 12-17.2-5; or
(2) a person who is responsible for care, supervision, or welfare
of children while providing services as an employee or volunteer
(A) a home, center, or facility described in subdivision (1);
(B) a program that is exempt from licensure under
a school, as defined in IC 31-9-2-113.5.