CHC 672.2     

Art. 672.2. Local educational agencies; children placed in group homes and residential facilities

           A. Beginning with applications submitted on July 1, 1999, and thereafter, as a condition of application for an initial license from the Louisiana Department of Health to provide residential treatment, group home care, emergency shelter care, or psychiatric hospital services to youths of school age under the supervision or in the custody of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, a license applicant shall notify the local educational agency in the parish in which the facility is located of its intention to apply for a license to operate such a facility.

           B. Documentation of such notification provided for in Paragraph A shall be submitted to the Louisiana Department of Health as part of the application, and shall include the number of children for which the facility is seeking licensure and the anticipated opening date of the facility.

           C. Beginning with applications received on July 1, 1999, and thereafter, upon receipt of an application for initial licensure by the Department of Children and Family Services from an applicant which seeks to provide child residential care, or emergency shelter to children of school age, the Department of Children and Family Services shall provide written notification to the Department of Education of such application for initial licensure within thirty days of receipt of such application, including the parish where the facility seeks to operate.

           Acts 1999, No. 1173, §1, eff. July 1, 1999.