Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 74

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 12-17.2-2-5.2.

Synopsis: Child care rules concerning lead poisoning. Requires the division of family resources (division) to adopt rules concerning lead poisoning prevention in child care and sets forth issues that must be addressed in the rules. Requires the division to consult with the state department of health during the rulemaking process. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the health finance commission.)

Effective: July 1, 2009.





Gard




    January 7, 2009, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedure.







Introduced

First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)


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SENATE BILL No. 74



    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:

SOURCE: IC 12-17.2-2-5.2; (09)IN0074.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 12-17.2-2-5.2 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 5.2. (a) Before January 1, 2010, the division shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 concerning lead poisoning prevention in child care.
    (b) The division shall consult with the state department of health during the rulemaking process in establishing and implementing the rules required by subsection (a).
    (c) The rules required by subsection (a) must address the following issues:
        (1) The steps necessary to ensure that children are not exposed to lead hazards in child care.
        (2) Training requirements for child care providers regarding lead poisoning awareness.
        (3) Any other issue the division or the state department of health determines appropriate or necessary to protect children from lead poisoning.