CHC 725.3     

Art. 725.3. Statewide protocol; applicability of child in need of care procedure

            A. The department shall develop a statewide protocol for helping to coordinate the delivery of services to sexually exploited children and shall work with court intake officers to ensure that all state, federal, and community-based resources for sexually exploited children are known to children who have been granted diversion under Article 839.

            B. A child who is a victim of human trafficking is a child in need of care, and unless otherwise specified in this Chapter, the provisions of Title VI of this Code shall govern, when applicable.

            Acts 2013, No. 429, §3, eff. June 24, 2013; Acts 2017, No. 376, §1.