February 18, 2013





HOUSE BILL No. 1328

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DIGEST OF HB 1328 (Updated February 18, 2013 12:43 pm - DI 113)



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.





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    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 18, 2013

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1328



    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 12-17-20; (13)HB1328.2.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 12-17-20 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]:
     Chapter 20. School Health Care Clinic Pilot Project
    Sec. 1. (a) The office of the secretary of family and social services shall develop and implement a pilot project to establish a health care clinic to be located in an elementary school (as defined in IC 20-18-2-4) or a high school (as defined in IC 20-18-2-7) for the purpose of providing preventative and acute care health care services to students and the students' family members on the school property.
    (b) The office of the secretary may choose the location for the pilot project based on bids received by providers described in subsection (c) to administer the health care clinic.
    (c) Subject to section 2 of this chapter, the office of the secretary may contract with an outside vendor, including a state university, hospital, or other health care provider, to run the health care clinic

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.
    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.