Department of Child Services notifications for schools

S.E.A. 135, P.L. 120
Effective: July 1, 2018

Requires the Department of Child Services to notify the individual designated as the point of contact for a child’s school within 72 hours if the child is removed from the child’s home. Provides immunity from civil liability for: (1) a guardian ad litem program; (2) a court appointed special advocate program; (3) an employee of or volunteer for a guardian ad litem program or court appointed special advocate program; and (4) an individual acting as a contracted guardian ad litem; when a child is placed on a waiting list for guardian ad litem or court appointed special advocate services. Makes conforming amendments.

Read the bill at: https://iga.in.gov/legislative/2018/bills/senate/135