Sec. 264.115: Returning Child to School

(a) If the department takes possession of a child under Chapter 262 during the school year, the department shall ensure that the child returns to school not later than the third school day after the date an order is rendered providing for possession of the child by the department, unless the child has a physical or mental condition of a temporary and remediable nature that makes the child's attendance infeasible.

(b) If a child has a physical or mental condition of a temporary and remediable nature that makes the child's attendance in school infeasible, the department shall notify the school in writing that the child is unable to attend school. If the child's physical or mental condition improves so that the child's attendance in school is feasible, the department shall ensure that the child immediately returns to school.

Comments

Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 234, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.

Renumbered from Family Code, Section 264.113 by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 728, Sec. 23.001(25), eff. September 1, 2005.