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S.B. 126

This document includes Senate 2nd Reading Floor Amendments incorporated into the bill on Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 12:32 PM by lpoole. --> This document includes House Committee Amendments incorporated into the bill on Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 10:25 AM by jeyring. --> This document includes House Floor Amendments incorporated into the bill on Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 11:47 AM by lerror. -->             


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CHILD WELFARE AMENDMENTS

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2014 GENERAL SESSION

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STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: Wayne A. Harper

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House Sponsor: Ronda Rudd Menlove

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             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill amends provisions of Title 62A, Chapter 4a, Child and Family Services.
             10      Highlighted Provisions:
             11          This bill:
             12          .    renames, clarifies, and modifies provisions related to in-home services for the
             13      preservation of families; and
             14          .    provides that a parent may not file a petition for restoration S. [ or modification ] .S of
             14a      legal
             15      custody during the existence of a permanent guardianship.
             16      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             17          None
             18      Other Special Clauses:
             19          None
             20      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             21      AMENDS:
             22          62A-4a-103, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 75
             23          62A-4a-105, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapter 416
             24          62A-4a-202, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2006, Chapter 75
             25      S. [     78A-6-117, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 366 ] .S
             26          78A-6-1103, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 208
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     Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             29          Section 1. Section 62A-4a-103 is amended to read:
             30           62A-4a-103. Division -- Creation -- Purpose.
             31          (1) (a) There is created the Division of Child and Family Services within the
             32      department, under the administration and general supervision of the executive director.
             33          (b) The division is the child, youth, and family services authority of the state and has
             34      all functions, powers, duties, rights, and responsibilities created in accordance with this
             35      chapter, except those assumed by the department.
             36          (2) (a) The primary purpose of the division is to provide child welfare services.
             37          (b) The division shall, when possible and appropriate, provide [preventive services and
             38      family preservation services] in-home services for the preservation of families in an effort to
             39      protect the child from the trauma of separation from his family, protect the integrity of the
             40      family, and the constitutional rights of parents. In keeping with its ultimate goal and purpose
             41      of protecting children, however, when a child's welfare is endangered or reasonable efforts to
             42      maintain or reunify a child with his family have failed, the division shall act in a timely fashion
             43      in accordance with the requirements of this chapter and Title 78A, Chapter 6, Part 3, Abuse,
             44      Neglect, and Dependency Proceedings, to provide the child with a stable, permanent
             45      environment.
             46          (3) The division shall also provide domestic violence services in accordance with
             47      federal law.
             48          Section 2. Section 62A-4a-105 is amended to read:
             49           62A-4a-105. Division responsibilities.
             50          (1) The division shall:
             51          (a) administer services to minors and families, including:
             52          (i) child welfare services;
             53          (ii) domestic violence services; and
             54          (iii) all other responsibilities that the Legislature or the executive director may assign
             55      to the division;
             56          (b) provide the following services:
             57          (i) financial and other assistance to an individual adopting a child with special needs
             58      under Part 9, Adoption Assistance, not to exceed the amount the division would provide for the



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     child as a legal ward of the state;
             60          (ii) non-custodial and in-home [preventative] services, including:
             61          (A) services designed to prevent family break-up; and
             62          (B) family preservation services;
             63          (iii) reunification services to families whose children are in substitute care in
             64      accordance with the requirements of this chapter and Title 78A, Chapter 6, Juvenile Court Act
             65      [of 1996];
             66          (iv) protective supervision of a family, upon court order, in an effort to eliminate abuse
             67      or neglect of a child in that family;
             68          (v) shelter care in accordance with the requirements of this chapter and Title 78A,
             69      Chapter 6, Juvenile Court Act of 1996;
             70          (vi) domestic violence services, in accordance with the requirements of federal law;
             71          (vii) protective services to victims of domestic violence, as defined in Section 77-36-1 ,
             72      and their children, in accordance with the provisions of this chapter and Title 78A, Chapter 6,
             73      Part 3, Abuse, Neglect, and Dependency Proceedings;
             74          (viii) substitute care for dependent, abused, neglected, and delinquent children;
             75          (ix) programs and services for minors who have been placed in the custody of the
             76      division for reasons other than abuse or neglect, under Section 62A-4a-250 ; and
             77          (x) training for staff and providers involved in the administration and delivery of
             78      services offered by the division in accordance with this chapter;
             79          (c) establish standards for all:
             80          (i) contract providers of out-of-home care for minors and families;
             81          (ii) facilities that provide substitute care for dependent, abused, neglected, and
             82      delinquent children placed in the custody of the division; and
             83          (iii) direct or contract providers of domestic violence services described in Subsection
             84      (1)(b)(vi);
             85          (d) have authority to:
             86          (i) contract with a private, nonprofit organization to recruit and train foster care
             87      families and child welfare volunteers in accordance with Section 62A-4a-107.5 ; and
             88          (ii) approve facilities that meet the standards established under Subsection (1)(c) to
             89      provide substitute care for dependent, abused, neglected, and delinquent children placed in the



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     custody of the division;
             91          (e) cooperate with the federal government in the administration of child welfare and
             92      domestic violence programs and other human service activities assigned by the department;
             93          (f) in accordance with Subsection (2)(a), promote and enforce state and federal laws
             94      enacted for the protection of abused, neglected, dependent, delinquent, ungovernable, and
             95      runaway children, and status offenders, in accordance with the requirements of this chapter,
             96      unless administration is expressly vested in another division or department of the state;
             97          (g) cooperate with the Employment Development Division in the Department of
             98      Workforce Services in meeting the social and economic needs of an individual who is eligible
             99      for public assistance;
             100          (h) compile relevant information, statistics, and reports on child and family service
             101      matters in the state;
             102          (i) prepare and submit to the department, the governor, and the Legislature reports of
             103      the operation and administration of the division in accordance with the requirements of
             104      Sections 62A-4a-117 and 62A-4a-118 ;
             105          (j) provide social studies and reports for the juvenile court in accordance with Section
             106      78A-6-605 ;
             107          (k) within appropriations from the Legislature, provide or contract for a variety of
             108      domestic violence services and treatment methods;
             109          (l) ensure regular, periodic publication, including electronic publication, regarding the
             110      number of children in the custody of the division who:
             111          (i) have a permanency goal of adoption; or
             112          (ii) have a final plan of termination of parental rights, pursuant to Section 78A-6-314 ,
             113      and promote adoption of those children;
             114          (m) subject to Subsection (2)(b), refer an individual receiving services from the
             115      division to the local substance abuse authority or other private or public resource for a
             116      court-ordered drug screening test; and
             117          (n) perform other duties and functions required by law.
             118          (2) (a) In carrying out the requirements of Subsection (1)(f), the division shall:
             119          (i) cooperate with the juvenile courts, the Division of Juvenile Justice Services, and
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     administer a broad range of services and support;
             122          (ii) take the initiative in all matters involving the protection of abused or neglected
             123      children, if adequate provisions have not been made or are not likely to be made; and
             124          (iii) make expenditures necessary for the care and protection of the children described
             125      in this Subsection (2)(a), within the division's budget.
             126          (b) When an individual is referred to a local substance abuse authority or other private
             127      or public resource for court-ordered drug screening under Subsection (1)(n), the court shall
             128      order the individual to pay all costs of the tests unless:
             129          (i) the cost of the drug screening is specifically funded or provided for by other federal
             130      or state programs;
             131          (ii) the individual is a participant in a drug court; or
             132          (iii) the court finds that the individual is impecunious.
             133          (3) Except to the extent provided by rule, the division is not responsible for
             134      investigating domestic violence in the presence of a child, as described in Section 76-5-109.1 .
             135          (4) The division may not require a parent who has a child in the custody of the division
             136      to pay for some or all of the cost of any drug testing the parent is required to undergo.
             137          Section 3. Section 62A-4a-202 is amended to read:
             138           62A-4a-202. In-home services for the preservation of families.
             139          (1) (a) Within appropriations from the Legislature and money obtained under
             140      Subsection (5), the division shall provide [preventive,] in-home services [and family
             141      preservation services for] for the purpose of family preservation to any family with a child
             142      whose health and safety is not immediately endangered, when:
             143          (i) (A) the child is at risk of being removed from the home; or
             144          (B) the family is in crisis; and
             145          (ii) the division determines that it is reasonable and appropriate.
             146          (b) In determining whether [preventive or family preservation] in-home services are
             147      reasonable and appropriate, in keeping with the provisions of Subsection 62A-4a-201 (1) the
             148      child's health, safety, and welfare shall be the paramount concern.
             149          (c) The division shall consider whether the services described in Subsection (1)(b):
             150          (i) will be effective within a six-month period; and
             151          (ii) are likely to prevent continued abuse or [continued] neglect of the child.



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         (2) (a) The division shall maintain a statewide inventory of [early intervention,
             153      preventive, and family preservation] in-home services available through public and private
             154      agencies or individuals for use by caseworkers.
             155          (b) The inventory described in Subsection (2)(a) shall include:
             156          (i) the method of accessing each service;
             157          (ii) eligibility requirements for each service;
             158          (iii) the geographic areas and the number of families that can be served by each
             159      service; and
             160          (iv) information regarding waiting lists for each service.
             161          (3) H. (a) .H As a part of its [preventive] in-home services for the preservation of
             161a      families, the
             162      division shall provide [family preservation] in-home services in varying degrees of intensity
             163      and contact that H. [ : ]
             164           [ (a) ] .H are [short-term, intensive, crisis intervention programs] specific to the
             164a      H. [ individual ] .H
             165      needs of H. [ the ] each individual .H family H. [ ; ] .
             165a           (b) As part of its in-home services, the division shall:
             165b              (i) provide customized assistance;
             165c              (ii) provide support or interventions that are tailored to the needs of the family;
             165d              (iii) discuss the family's needs with the parent;
             165e              (iv) discuss an assistance plan for the family with the parent; and
             166           [ (b) ] (v) .H address:
             167           H. [ (i) ] (A) .H the safety of children; [and]
             168           H. [ (ii) ] (B) .H the needs of the family; and
             169           H. [ (iii) ] (C) .H services necessary to aid in the preservation of the family and a
             169a      child's ability to
             170      remain in the home H. [ ; and ] . .H
             171          (c) H. In-home services shall be, .H as practicable, H. [ are ] .H provided within the
             171a      region that the family resides, using existing
             172      division staff.
             173          (4) H. [ [ ] (a) [ ] ] .H The division may use specially trained caseworkers, private
             173a      providers, or other
             174      persons to provide the [family preservation] in-home services described in Subsection (3).
             175           H. [ [ ] (b) [ ] ] The division shall allow a caseworker to be flexible in responding to


            
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     the needs of each individual family, including:
             175b              (i)    limiting the number of families assigned; and
             175c              (ii)    being available to respond to assigned families within 24 hours. .H
             175d      Family preservation caseworkers may:]
             176          [(i) only be assigned a minimal number of families;]
             177          [(ii) be available 24 hours for an intensive period of at least six weeks; and]
             178          [(iii) respond to an assigned family within 24 hours.]
             179          [(c) The division shall allow family preservation caseworkers to be creative and
             180      flexible in responding to the needs of each individual family.]
             181          (5) To provide, expand, and improve the delivery of in-home services to prevent the
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     shall make substantial effort to obtain funding, including:
             184          (a) federal grants;
             185          (b) federal waivers; and
             186          (c) private money.
             187           S. [ Section 4. Section 78A-6-117 is amended to read:
             188          78A-6-117. Adjudication of jurisdiction of juvenile court -- Disposition of cases --
             189      Enumeration of possible court orders -- Considerations of court -- Obtaining DNA
             190      sample.
             191          (1) (a) When a minor is found to come within the provisions of Section 78A-6-103 , the
             192      court shall so adjudicate. The court shall make a finding of the facts upon which it bases its
             193      jurisdiction over the minor. However, in cases within the provisions of Subsection
             194      78A-6-103 (1), findings of fact are not necessary.
             195          (b) If the court adjudicates a minor for a crime of violence or an offense in violation of
             196      Title 76, Chapter 10, Part 5, Weapons, it shall order that notice of the adjudication be provided
             197      to the school superintendent of the district in which the minor resides or attends school. Notice
             198      shall be made to the district superintendent within three days of the adjudication and shall
             199      include:
             200          (i) the specific offenses for which the minor was adjudicated; and
             201          (ii) if available, if the victim:
             202          (A) resides in the same school district as the minor; or
             203          (B) attends the same school as the minor.
             204          (2) Upon adjudication the court may make the following dispositions by court order:
             205          (a) (i) The court may place the minor on probation or under protective supervision in
             206      the minor's own home and upon conditions determined by the court, including compensatory
             207      service as provided in Subsection (2)(m)(iii).
             208          (ii) The court may place the minor in state supervision with the probation department
             209      of the court, under the legal custody of:
             210          (A) the minor's parent or guardian;
             211          (B) the Division of Juvenile Justice Services; or
             212          (C) the Division of Child and Family Services.
             213          (iii) If the court orders probation or state supervision, the court shall direct that notice.S



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     S.of its order be provided to designated persons in the local law enforcement agency and the
             215      school or transferee school, if applicable, that the minor attends. The designated persons may
             216      receive the information for purposes of the minor's supervision and student safety.
             217          (iv) Any employee of the local law enforcement agency and the school that the minor
             218      attends who discloses the court's order of probation is not:
             219          (A) civilly liable except when the disclosure constitutes fraud or willful misconduct as
             220      provided in Section 63G-7-202 ; and
             221          (B) civilly or criminally liable except when the disclosure constitutes a knowing
             222      violation of Section 63G-2-801 .
             223          (b) The court may place the minor in the legal custody of a relative or other suitable
             224      person, with or without probation or protective supervision, but the juvenile court may not
             225      assume the function of developing foster home services.
             226          (c) (i) The court may:
             227          (A) vest legal custody of the minor in the Division of Child and Family Services,
             228      Division of Juvenile Justice Services, or the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health;
             229      and
             230          (B) order the Department of Human Services to provide dispositional
             231      recommendations and services.
             232          (ii) For minors who may qualify for services from two or more divisions within the
             233      Department of Human Services, the court may vest legal custody with the department.
             234          (iii) (A) A minor who is committed to the custody of the Division of Child and Family
             235      Services on grounds other than abuse or neglect is subject to the provisions of Title 78A,
             236      Chapter 6, Part 4, Minors in Custody on Grounds Other than Abuse or Neglect, and Title 62A,
             237      Chapter 4a, Part 2a, Minors in Custody on Grounds other than Abuse or Neglect.
             238          (B) Before the court entering an order to place a minor in the custody of the Division of
             239      Child and Family Services on grounds other than abuse or neglect, the court shall provide the
             240      division with notice of the hearing no later than five days before the time specified for the
             241      hearing so the division may attend the hearing.
             242          (C) Before committing a child to the custody of the Division of Child and Family
             243      Services, the court shall make a finding as to what reasonable efforts have been attempted to
             244      prevent the child's removal from the child's home..S



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         S.(d) (i) The court may commit a minor to the Division of Juvenile Justice Services for
             246      secure confinement.
             247          (ii) A minor under the jurisdiction of the court solely on the ground of abuse, neglect,
             248      or dependency under Subsection 78A-6-103 (1)(c) may not be committed to the Division of
             249      Juvenile Justice Services.
             250          (e) The court may commit a minor, subject to the court retaining continuing
             251      jurisdiction over the minor, to the temporary custody of the Division of Juvenile Justice
             252      Services for observation and evaluation for a period not to exceed 45 days, which period may
             253      be extended up to 15 days at the request of the director of the Division of Juvenile Justice
             254      Services.
             255          (f) (i) The court may commit a minor to a place of detention or an alternative to
             256      detention for a period not to exceed 30 days subject to the court retaining continuing
             257      jurisdiction over the minor. This commitment may be stayed or suspended upon conditions
             258      ordered by the court.
             259          (ii) This Subsection (2)(f) applies only to a minor adjudicated for:
             260          (A) an act which if committed by an adult would be a criminal offense; or
             261          (B) contempt of court under Section 78A-6-1101 .
             262          (g) The court may vest legal custody of an abused, neglected, or dependent minor in
             263      the Division of Child and Family Services or any other appropriate person in accordance with
             264      the requirements and procedures of Title 78A, Chapter 6, Part 3, Abuse, Neglect, and
             265      Dependency Proceedings.
             266          (h) The court may place a minor on a ranch or forestry camp, or similar facility for care
             267      and also for work, if possible, if the person, agency, or association operating the facility has
             268      been approved or has otherwise complied with all applicable state and local laws. A minor
             269      placed in a forestry camp or similar facility may be required to work on fire prevention,
             270      forestation and reforestation, recreational works, forest roads, and on other works on or off the
             271      grounds of the facility and may be paid wages, subject to the approval of and under conditions
             272      set by the court.
             273          (i) (i) The court may order a minor to repair, replace, or otherwise make restitution for
             274      damage or loss caused by the minor's wrongful act, including costs of treatment as stated in
             275      Section 78A-6-321 and impose fines in limited amounts..S



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         S.(ii) The court may also require a minor to reimburse an individual, entity, or
             277      governmental agency who offered and paid a reward to a person or persons for providing
             278      information resulting in a court adjudication that the minor is within the jurisdiction of the
             279      juvenile court due to the commission of a criminal offense.
             280          (iii) If a minor is returned to this state under the Interstate Compact on Juveniles, the
             281      court may order the minor to make restitution for costs expended by any governmental entity
             282      for the return.
             283          (j) The court may issue orders necessary for the collection of restitution and fines
             284      ordered by the court, including garnishments, wage withholdings, and executions.
             285          (k) (i) The court may through its probation department encourage the development of
             286      employment or work programs to enable minors to fulfill their obligations under Subsection
             287      (2)(i) and for other purposes considered desirable by the court.
             288          (ii) Consistent with the order of the court, the probation officer may permit a minor
             289      found to be within the jurisdiction of the court to participate in a program of work restitution or
             290      compensatory service in lieu of paying part or all of the fine imposed by the court.
             291          (l) (i) In violations of traffic laws within the court's jurisdiction, the court may, in
             292      addition to any other disposition authorized by this section:
             293          (A) restrain the minor from driving for periods of time the court considers necessary;
             294      and
             295          (B) take possession of the minor's driver license.
             296          (ii) The court may enter any other disposition under Subsection (2)(l)(i). However, the
             297      suspension of driving privileges for an offense under Section 78A-6-606 is governed only by
             298      Section 78A-6-606 .
             299          (m) (i) When a minor is found within the jurisdiction of the juvenile court under
             300      Section 78A-6-103 because of violating Section 58-37-8 , Title 58, Chapter 37a, Utah Drug
             301      Paraphernalia Act, or Title 58, Chapter 37b, Imitation Controlled Substances Act, the court
             302      shall, in addition to any fines or fees otherwise imposed, order that the minor perform a
             303      minimum of 20 hours, but no more than 100 hours, of compensatory service. Satisfactory
             304      completion of an approved substance abuse prevention or treatment program may be credited
             305      by the court as compensatory service hours.
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     S.78A-6-103 because of a violation of Section 32B-4-409 or Subsection 76-9-701 (1), the court
             308      may, upon the first adjudication, and shall, upon a second or subsequent adjudication, order
             309      that the minor perform a minimum of 20 hours, but no more than 100 hours of compensatory
             310      service, in addition to any fines or fees otherwise imposed. Satisfactory completion of an
             311      approved substance abuse prevention or treatment program may be credited by the court as
             312      compensatory service hours.
             313          (iii) When a minor is found within the jurisdiction of the juvenile court under Section
             314      78A-6-103 because of a violation of Section 76-6-106 or 76-6-206 using graffiti, the court may
             315      order the minor to clean up graffiti created by the minor or any other person at a time and place
             316      within the jurisdiction of the court. Compensatory service required under this section may be
             317      performed in the presence and under the direct supervision of the minor's parent or legal
             318      guardian. The parent or legal guardian shall report completion of the order to the court. The
             319      minor or the minor's parent or legal guardian, if applicable, shall be responsible for removal
             320      costs as determined under Section 76-6-107 , unless waived by the court for good cause. The
             321      court may also require the minor to perform other alternative forms of restitution or repair to
             322      the damaged property pursuant to Subsection 77-18-1 (8).
             323          (A) For a first adjudication, the court may require the minor to clean up graffiti for not
             324      less than eight hours.
             325          (B) For a second adjudication, the court may require the minor to clean up graffiti for
             326      not less than 16 hours.
             327          (C) For a third adjudication, the court may require the minor to clean up graffiti for not
             328      less than 24 hours.
             329          (n) (i) Subject to Subsection (2)(n)(iii), the court may order that a minor:
             330          (A) be examined or treated by a physician, surgeon, psychiatrist, or psychologist; or
             331          (B) receive other special care.
             332          (ii) For purposes of receiving the examination, treatment, or care described in
             333      Subsection (2)(n)(i), the court may place the minor in a hospital or other suitable facility.
             334          (iii) In determining whether to order the examination, treatment, or care described in
             335      Subsection (2)(n)(i), the court shall consider:
             336          (A) the desires of the minor;
             337          (B) if the minor is under the age of 18, the desires of the parents or guardian of the.S



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     S.minor; and
             339          (C) whether the potential benefits of the examination, treatment, or care outweigh the
             340      potential risks and side-effects, including behavioral disturbances, suicidal ideation, brain
             341      function impairment, or emotional or physical harm resulting from the compulsory nature of
             342      the examination, treatment, or care.
             343          (o) (i) The court may appoint a guardian for the minor if it appears necessary in the
             344      interest of the minor, and may appoint as guardian a public or private institution or agency in
             345      which legal custody of the minor is vested.
             346          (ii) In placing a minor under the guardianship or legal custody of an individual or of a
             347      private agency or institution, the court shall give primary consideration to the welfare of the
             348      minor. When practicable, the court may take into consideration the religious preferences of the
             349      minor and of a child's parents.
             350          (p) (i) In support of a decree under Section 78A-6-103 , the court may order reasonable
             351      conditions to be complied with by a minor's parents or guardian, a minor, a minor's custodian,
             352      or any other person who has been made a party to the proceedings. Conditions may include:
             353          (A) parent-time by the parents or one parent;
             354          (B) restrictions on the minor's associates;
             355          (C) restrictions on the minor's occupation and other activities; and
             356          (D) requirements to be observed by the parents or custodian.
             357          (ii) A minor whose parents or guardians successfully complete a family or other
             358      counseling program may be credited by the court for detention, confinement, or probation time.
             359          (q) The court may order the child to be committed to the physical custody of a local
             360      mental health authority, in accordance with the procedures and requirements of Title 62A,
             361      Chapter 15, Part 7, Commitment of Persons Under Age 18 to Division of Substance Abuse and
             362      Mental Health.
             363          (r) (i) The court may make an order committing a minor within the court's jurisdiction
             364      to the Utah State Developmental Center if the minor has an intellectual disability in accordance
             365      with the provisions of Title 62A, Chapter 5, Part 3, Admission to an Intermediate Care Facility
             366      for People with an Intellectual Disability.
             367          (ii) The court shall follow the procedure applicable in the district courts with respect to
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     S.under Subsection (2)(r)(i).
             370          (s) The court may terminate all parental rights upon a finding of compliance with the
             371      provisions of Title 78A, Chapter 6, Part 5, Termination of Parental Rights Act.
             372          (t) The court may make any other reasonable orders for the best interest of the minor or
             373      as required for the protection of the public, except that a child may not be committed to jail or
             374      prison.
             375          (u) The court may combine the dispositions listed in this section if they are compatible.
             376          (v) Before depriving any parent of custody, the court shall give due consideration to the
             377      rights of parents concerning their child. The court may transfer custody of a minor to another
             378      person, agency, or institution in accordance with the requirements and procedures of Title 78A,
             379      Chapter 6, Part 3, Abuse, Neglect, and Dependency Proceedings.
             380          (w) Except as provided in Subsection (2)(y)(i), an order under this section for
             381      probation or placement of a minor with an individual or an agency shall include a date certain
             382      for a review of the case by the court. A new date shall be set upon each review.
             383          (x) In reviewing foster home placements, special attention shall be given to making
             384      adoptable children available for adoption without delay.
             385          (y) (i) The juvenile court may enter an order of permanent custody and guardianship
             386      with an individual or relative of a child where the court has previously acquired jurisdiction as
             387      a result of an adjudication of abuse, neglect, or dependency. The juvenile court may enter an
             388      order for child support on behalf of the child against the natural or adoptive parents of the
             389      child.
             390          (ii) Orders under Subsection (2)(y)(i):
             391          (A) shall remain in effect until the child reaches majority;
             392          (B) are not subject to review under Section 78A-6-118 ; and
             393          (C) may be modified [by] upon petition or motion of a guardian as provided in Section
             394      78A-6-1103 .
             395          (iii) Orders permanently terminating the rights of a parent, guardian, or custodian and
             396      permanent orders of custody and guardianship do not expire with a termination of jurisdiction
             397      of the juvenile court.
             398          (3) In addition to the dispositions described in Subsection (2), when a minor comes
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     S.National Guard in lieu of other sanctions, provided:
             401          (a) the minor meets the current entrance qualifications for service in the National
             402      Guard as determined by a recruiter, whose determination is final;
             403          (b) the minor is not under the jurisdiction of the court for any act that:
             404          (i) would be a felony if committed by an adult;
             405          (ii) is a violation of Title 58, Chapter 37, Utah Controlled Substances Act; or
             406          (iii) was committed with a weapon; and
             407          (c) the court retains jurisdiction over the minor under conditions set by the court and
             408      agreed upon by the recruiter or the unit commander to which the minor is eventually assigned.
             409          (4) (a) A DNA specimen shall be obtained from a minor who is under the jurisdiction
             410      of the court as described in Subsection 53-10-403 (3). The specimen shall be obtained by
             411      designated employees of the court or, if the minor is in the legal custody of the Division of
             412      Juvenile Justice Services, then by designated employees of the division under Subsection
             413      53-10-404 (5)(b).
             414          (b) The responsible agency shall ensure that employees designated to collect the saliva
             415      DNA specimens receive appropriate training and that the specimens are obtained in accordance
             416      with accepted protocol.
             417          (c) Reimbursements paid under Subsection 53-10-404 (2)(a) shall be placed in the DNA
             418      Specimen Restricted Account created in Section 53-10-407 .
             419          (d) Payment of the reimbursement is second in priority to payments the minor is
             420      ordered to make for restitution under this section and treatment under Section 78A-6-321 .
] .S
             421          Section S. [ 5 ] 4 .S . Section 78A-6-1103 is amended to read:
             422           78A-6-1103. Modification or termination of custody order or decree -- Grounds --
             423      Procedure.
             424          (1) A parent or guardian of any child whose legal custody has been transferred by the
             425      court to an individual, agency, or institution, except a secure youth corrections facility, may
             426      petition the court for restoration of custody or other modification or revocation of the court's
             427      order, on the ground that a change of circumstances has occurred which requires such
             428      modification or revocation in the best interest of the child or the public.
             429          (2) The court shall make a preliminary investigation. If the court finds that the alleged
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     the court finds that a further examination of the facts is needed, or if the court on its own
             432      motion determines that the decree should be reviewed, it shall conduct a hearing. Notice shall
             433      be given to all persons concerned. At the hearing, the court may enter an order continuing,
             434      modifying, or terminating the decree.
             435          (3) S. (a) .S A S. [ petition by a ] .S parent may not S. [ be filed ] file a petition .S
             435a      under this section S. [ during the existence of a
             436      permanent guardianship established for the child under Subsection 78A-6-117 (2)(y) or
] .S
after the
             437      parent's parental rights have been terminated in accordance with Part 5, Termination of
             438      Parental Rights Act.
             438a           S. (b) A parent may not file a petition for restoration of custody under this section
             438b      during the existence of a permanent guardianship established for the child under Section 78A-
             438c      6-117(2)(y). .S
             439          (4) An individual, agency, or institution vested with legal custody of a child may
             440      petition the court for a modification of the custody order on the ground that the change is
             441      necessary for the welfare of the child or in the public interest. The court shall proceed upon the
             442      petition in accordance with Subsections (1) and (2).





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