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Safe Haven Laws – WY

Infant’s AgeCitation: Ann. Stat. § 14-11-102A newborn child may be relinquished. The term ‘newborn child’ means a child who is 14 days old or younger, as determined within a reasonable degree of medical certainty. Who May Relinquish the InfantCitation: Ann. Stat. § 14-11-103A parent or a parent’s designee may relinquish a newborn child to a safe haven provider in accordance
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Safe Haven Laws – WI

Infant’s AgeCitation: Ann. Stat. § 48.195A child who is 72 hours old or younger may be relinquished. Who May Relinquish the InfantCitation: Ann. Stat. § 48.195The child may be relinquished by his or her parent. Who May Receive the InfantCitation: Ann. Stat. § 48.195The child may be left at a sheriff’s office, police station, fire station, hospital, or other place
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Safe Haven Laws – WV

Infant’s AgeCitation: Ann. Code § 49-4-201A child who is younger than 30 days old may be relinquished. Who May Relinquish the InfantCitation: Ann. Code § 49-4-201The child may be relinquished by his or her parent. Who May Receive the InfantCitation: Ann. Code § 49-4-201The child may be left at a hospital or health-care facility. Responsibilities of the Safe Haven ProviderCitation:
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Safe Haven Laws – WA

Infant’s AgeCitation: Rev. Code § 13.34.360A newborn may be relinquished. The term ‘newborn’ means a live human being who is younger than 72 hours old. Who May Relinquish the InfantCitation: Rev. Code § 13.34.360The newborn may be relinquished by his or her parent. Who May Receive the InfantCitation: Rev. Code § 13.34.360The parent may leave the infant with a qualified
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Safe Haven Laws – VA

Infant’s AgeCitation: Ann. Code §§ 18.2-371.1; 40.1-103A child may be relinquished within the first 14 days after his or her birth. Who May Relinquish the InfantCitation: Ann. Code §§ 18.2-371.1; 40.1-103The child may be relinquished by his or her parent. Who May Receive the InfantCitation: Ann. Code §§ 18.2-371.1; 40.1-103The child may be delivered to:• A hospital that provides 24-hour
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Safe Haven Laws – VT

Infant’s AgeCitation: Ann. Stat. Tit. 13, § 1303A child who is no more than 30 days old may be relinquished. Who May Relinquish the InfantCitation: Ann. Stat. Tit. 13, § 1303A person may legally relinquish an infant under this section. Who May Receive the InfantCitation: Ann. Stat. Tit. 13, § 1303The child may be delivered to:• An employee, staff member,
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Safe Haven Laws – UT

Infant’s AgeCitation: Ann. Code § 62A-4a-801A newborn child may be relinquished. The term ‘newborn child’ means a child who is approximately 72 hours old or younger, as determined within a reasonable degree of medical certainty. Who May Relinquish the InfantCitation: Ann. Code § 62A-4a-802The parent or parent’s designee may relinquish the child. Who May Receive the InfantCitation: Ann. Code §§
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Safe Haven Laws – TX

Infant’s AgeCitation: Fam. Code § 262.302A child who is 60 days old or younger may be relinquished Who May Relinquish the InfantCitation: Fam. Code § 262.302The child may be relinquished by his or her parent. Who May Receive the InfantCitation: Fam. Code §§ 262.301; 262.302A designated emergency infant care provider shall, without a court order, take possession of a child
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Safe Haven Laws – TN

Infant’s AgeCitation: Ann. Code § 68-11-255An infant who is 72 hours old or younger may be relinquished. Who May Relinquish the InfantCitation: Ann. Code § 68-11-255The infant may be relinquished by his or her mother. Who May Receive the InfantCitation: Ann. Code § 68-11-255Any facility shall receive possession of any newborn infant left on facility premises with any facility employee
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Safe Haven Laws – SD

Infant’s AgeCitation: Ann. Laws § 25-5A-27A child who is 60 days old or younger may be relinquished. Who May Relinquish the InfantCitation: Ann. Laws § 25-5A-27A child may be relinquished by his or her parent. Who May Receive the InfantCitation: Ann. Laws §§ 25-5A-27; 25-5A-34An emergency medical services provider or licensed child-placing agency shall take possession of a child if
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