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The juvenile court may enter an ex parte order directing a peace officer or a juvenile court officer to take custody of a child before or after the filing of a petition under this chapter provided all of the following apply: The person responsible f...
Tagged topics: parental rightsparents
The department, within the limits of available funds, shall conduct a continuing publicity and educational program for the personnel of the department, persons required to report, and any other appropriate persons to encourage the fullest possible deg...
Tagged topics: child abuse
At any time after the petition is filed, any person who may file a petition under section 232.87 may apply for, or the court on its own motion may order, a hearing to determine whether the child should be temporarily removed from home. If the child ...
Tagged topics: parental rightsparents
For the purposes of this section: “Birth center” and “birthing hospital” mean the same as defined in section 135.131. “Child care provider” means the same as a child care facility, as defined in section 237A.1, that is providing child care t...
The recorder shall be the county registrar and carry out duties as provided in chapter 144. The duties include, but are not limited to, the following: Register and maintain certifications of birth as provided in sections 144.13 through 144.18, 14...
The council shall do all of the following: Identify issues and analyze the operation and impact of present criminal and juvenile justice policy and make recommendations for policy changes. Coordinate with data resource agencies to provide data and ana...
Third-party payment provider contracts or policies delivered, issued for delivery, continued, or renewed in this state on or after January 1, 2006, that provide reimbursement for immunizations shall provide reimbursement for immunizations containing n...
Tagged topics: immunizationsmercury
In all prosecutions under section 726.3, 726.5 or 726.6, the husband or wife is a competent witness for the state and may testify to relevant acts or communications between them.
The Iowa department of public health shall establish a healthy opportunities for parents to experience success (HOPES) – healthy families Iowa (HFI) program to provide services to families and children during the prenatal through preschool years. The ...
For a placement initiated on or after July 1, 1992, the department shall file a petition to initiate a voluntary placement proceeding prior to the child’s placement in accordance with criteria established pursuant to the federal Adoption Assistance a...
Tagged topics: foster care