2015 Wyoming Code
TITLE 14 - CHILDREN
CHAPTER 11 - SAFETY FOR A NEWBORN CHILD
SECTION 14-11-102. - Definitions.

WY Stat § 14-11-102. (2015) What's This?

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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