2020 Indiana Code
Title 20. Education
Article 35. Special Education
Chapter 4. School Corporations: Powers and Duties Regarding Children With Disabilities
20-35-4-6. Religious Objection to Medical Examination

Universal Citation: IN Code § 20-35-4-6 (2020)

Sec. 6. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), this chapter does not require a student to:

(1) undergo physical or medical examination or treatment; or

(2) be compelled to receive medical instruction;

if the parent of the student, in writing, notifies the teacher or principal or other person in charge of the student that the parent objects to the medical examination, treatment, or instruction because the parent relies in good faith on prayer or spiritual means for the treatment of sickness or affliction.

(b) An objection may not be made to a physical or medical examination of a child with a physical disability to determine whether the child shall be admitted to any class or school for children with disabilities.

[Pre-2005 Elementary and Secondary Education Recodification Citation: 20-1-6-12.]

As added by P.L.1-2005, SEC.19.

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