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Juvenile Law - Lead Testing and Behavioral Health Assessment

Sponsored by:

Senator Conway


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Requiring, instead of authorizing, the juvenile court to order a child to undergo blood lead level testing if the child's parent or guardian consents; requiring, instead of authorizing, the juvenile court to direct the Department of Juvenile Services or another qualified agency to make a certain study concerning the child; requiring that, as part of the study, the Department conduct a comprehensive behavioral health assessment of the child; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Conway and Pinsky
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0479
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Juvenile Law
Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Chemical Tests
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn
Juvenile Causes
Juvenile Services, Department of
Mental and Behavioral Health
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(3-8A-16.1, 3-8A-17)
Article - Criminal Procedure
(4-205, 4-205.1)

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March 8, 2018 3:53 P.M.