45.1015 Children committed to the bureau evaluation and placement.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 45.1015]

(a) (1) Each child committed to the custody of the Bureau is examined and evaluated by the Bureau prior to institutional placement or other disposition.

(2) A professional psychological and medical examination is completed within 30 days. The Bureau determines by rule provisions necessary to implement this mandate. To the extent possible and relevant, the evidence, reports, examinations, studies, and other materials utilized in a dispositional hearing conducted under 45.0345 are also utilized. The provisions of this paragraph apply to examination and evaluation conducted under subsection (a) of 45.1020.

(b) Each child is then placed by the Bureau in the appropriate Territorial institution or facility, released on parole, or placed as provided in 45.1006 and 45.1025, as indicated by the examination and evaluation and the limitations on physical capacity or programs at the respective Territorial institutions and facilities.

(c) When the Bureau determines that child requires placement in a facility for the mentally ill or developmentally disabled, it places the child in the appropriate facility in which the child has been placed.

History: 1980, PL 16-71 § 1.

Research Guide: CRS 19-8-103.