2015 Wyoming Code
TITLE 14 - CHILDREN
CHAPTER 11 - SAFETY FOR A NEWBORN CHILD
SECTION 14-11-102. - Definitions.
(a) As used in this act:
(i) "Abuse" means as defined by W.S. 14-3-202(a)(ii);
(ii) "Child protective agency" means as defined by W.S. 14-3-202(a)(iv);
(iii) "Fire station" means a fire station that is open and operating twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week, and that is continually staffed with full- time, paid firefighters who have emergency medical services training;
(iv) "Hospital" means a general acute hospital that is:
(A) Equipped with an emergency room;
(B) Open twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week; and
(C) Employs full-time health care professionals who have emergency medical services training.
(v) "Neglect" means as defined by W.S. 14-3-202(a)(vii);
(vi) "Newborn child" means a child who is fourteen (14) days of age or younger as determined within a reasonable degree of medical certainty;
(vii) "Safe haven provider" means any of the following that is staffed twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week:
(A) A fire station;
(B) A hospital;
(C) A police department or sheriff's office; or
(D) Any other place of shelter and safety identified by the department of family services which meets the requirements of rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to W.S. 14-11-107.
(viii) "This act" means W.S. 14-11-101 through 14-11-109.
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