Citations Affected: IC 12-17.
Synopsis: School health care clinic pilot project. Requires the office
of the secretary of family and social services to develop and implement
a pilot project to establish a health care clinic located in an elementary
school or high school to provide health care to students and the
students' families. Specifies certain requirements and prohibitions
relating to services provided by a school health care clinic. Allows the
office of the secretary to contract with a vendor to administer the clinic.
Requires the office of the secretary to report to the health finance
commission concerning the pilot project.
Effective: July 1, 2013.
January 17, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.
February 11, 2013, reported _ Do Pass. Referred to Committee on Ways and Means pursuant to Rule 127.
February 18, 2013, amended, reported _ Do Pass.
February 20, 2013, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
described in subsection (a).
Sec. 2. The office of the secretary may not contract with an entity that supports or performs abortions.
Sec. 3. A school health care clinic established under this chapter may not do the following:
(1) Refer someone to an entity that provides contraceptives to minors.
(2) Refer someone to an entity that supports or performs abortions.
(3) Provide medical services to a student who is a minor without prior written parental permission.
(4) Dispense contraceptives.
(5) Refer a student who is a minor to an entity without prior written parental permission.
(6) Promote any subject matter that would be contrary to school curriculum required under IC 20-30-5.
Sec. 4. If a school health care clinic provides medical services to a student, the clinic shall notify the parents of the student the same day the medical services are provided.
Sec. 5. Before October 1, 2013, the office of the secretary shall report to the health finance commission established by IC 2-5-23-3 on the implementation of this chapter.
Sec. 6. The office of the secretary may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 necessary to implement this chapter.