Reference is to the bill as introduced.
Amend the bill, as and if amended, by deleting SECTION 3, on page 3 and inserting:
/SECTION 3. Section 63-7-1690 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
(A) When the conditions justifying
removal pursuant to Section 63-7-1660 include the addiction of
the parent or abuse by the parent of controlled substances, the
court may require as part of the placement plan ordered pursuant
to Section 63-7-1680:
(1) the parent to successfully
complete a treatment program operated by the Department of
Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services or another treatment
program approved by the department before return of the child to
(2) any other adult person living in the home who has been determined by the court to be addicted to or abusing controlled substances or alcohol and whose conduct has contributed to the parent's addiction or abuse of controlled substances or alcohol to successfully
must complete a
treatment program approved by the department before return of
the child to the home; and
(3) the parent or other adult, or both, identified in item (2)
must to submit to random testing for
substance abuse and must to be alcohol
or drug free for a period of time to be determined by the court
before return of the child. The parent or other adult
identified in item (2) must continue random testing for
substance abuse and must be alcohol or drug free for a period of
time to be determined by the court after return of the child
before the case will be authorized to be closed.
(B) Results of tests ordered pursuant to this section must be submitted to the department and are admissible only in family court proceedings brought by the department." /
Amend the bill further, by deleting Section 63-7-1940(A)(1)(d), as contained in SECTION 5, beginning on page 4, and inserting:
/(d) gave birth to the infant and the infant tested positive for the presence of any amount of controlled substance, prescription drugs not prescribed to the mother, metabolite of a controlled substance, or the infant has a medical diagnosis of neonatal abstinence syndrome, unless the presence of the substance or metabolite is the result of a medical treatment administered to the mother of the infant during birth or to the infant; /
Amend the bill further, Section 63-7-2570, as contained in SECTION 6, beginning on page 5, by deleting item (1) and inserting:
/ (1) The child or another child while residing in the parent's domicile has been harmed as defined in Section 63-7-20, and because of the severity or repetition of the abuse or neglect, it is not reasonably likely that the home can be made safe within twelve months. In determining the likelihood that the home can be made safe, the parent's previous abuse or neglect of the child or another child may be considered. /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.