HEALTH AND SAFETY
IDAHO SAFE HAVEN ACT
39-8202. Definitions. As used in this chapter, the following terms shall mean:
(1) "Custodial parent," for the purposes of this chapter, means, in the absence of a court decree, the parent with whom the child resides.
(2) "Safe haven" means:
(a) Hospitals licensed in the state of Idaho;
(b) Licensed physicians in the state of Idaho and staff working at their offices and clinics;
(c) Advanced practice professional nurses, including certified nurse-midwives, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners and certified registered nurse anesthetists licensed or registered pursuant to chapter 14, title 54, Idaho Code;
(e) Medical personnel acting or serving in the capacity as a licensed provider, affiliated with a recognized Idaho EMS agency. For purposes of this act, "medical personnel" shall include those individuals certified by the department of health and welfare as:
(i) First responders;
(ii) Emergency medical technicians – basic;
(iii) Advanced emergency medical technicians – ambulance;
(iv) Emergency medical technicians – intermediate; and
(v) Emergency medical technicians – paramedic.
(f) A fire station operated by a city, a county, a tribal entity, a fire protection district or a volunteer fire department if there are personnel on duty.
[(39-8202) 39-8102, added 2001, ch. 357, sec. 1, p. 1253; am. and redesig. 2005, ch. 25, sec. 69, p. 107; am. 2017, ch. 200, sec. 1, p. 502.]