Newborn safety incubators.

Authors: Representative Casey Cox

Co-authors: Representative Edward Clere, Representative Charlie Brown, Representative Holli Sullivan, Representative David Ober, Representative Dennis Zent, Representative Ronald Bacon, Representative Jim Lucas, Representative Wendy McNamara, Representative Lloyd Arnold, Representative Chris Judy, Representative Martin Carbaugh, Representative Matthew Ubelhor, Representative Robert Morris, Representative Christina Hale

Sponsors: Senator James Merritt, Senator Travis Holdman, Senator Dennis Kruse

Co-Sponsors: Senator Amanda Banks, Senator Erin Houchin, Senator Mark Stoops, Senator Lonnie Randolph, Senator Brent Steele

Digest

Requires the commission on improving the status of children in Indiana to submit, before January 1, 2016, to the general assembly and the governor's office recommendations concerning: (1) new methods or mechanisms for carrying out policies relating to abandoned children; and (2) the production and distribution of information and posting of uniform signs regarding certain laws regarding emergency custody of abandoned children. Requires the state department of health to prepare and submit, before January 1, 2016, to the general assembly and the governor's office recommendations concerning standards and protocols for the installation and operation of newborn safety incubators. Requires the state department of health to consider certain factors in preparing the recommendations.