2017 Indiana Code
TITLE 20. Education
ARTICLE 34. STUDENT HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES
CHAPTER 3. Health and Safety Measures
20-34-3-2. Religious objections

Universal Citation: IN Code § 20-34-3-2 (2017)
IC 20-34-3-2 Religious objections

     Sec. 2. (a) Except as otherwise provided, a student may not be required to undergo any testing, examination, immunization, or treatment required under this chapter or IC 20-34-4 when the child's parent objects on religious grounds. A religious objection does not exempt a child from any testing, examination, immunization, or treatment required under this chapter or IC 20-34-4 unless the objection is:

(1) made in writing;

(2) signed by the child's parent; and

(3) delivered to the child's teacher or to the individual who might order a test, an exam, an immunization, or a treatment absent the objection.

     (b) A teacher may not be compelled to undergo any testing, examination, or treatment under this chapter or IC 20-34-4 if the teacher objects on religious grounds. A religious objection does not exempt an objecting individual from any testing, examination, or treatment required under this chapter or IC 20-34-4 unless the objection is:

(1) made in writing;

(2) signed by the objecting individual; and

(3) delivered to the principal of the school in which the objecting individual teaches.

[Pre-2005 Elementary and Secondary Education Recodification Citation: 20-8.1-7-2.]

As added by P.L.1-2005, SEC.18.

 

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