1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 2402, the delete everything amendment
1.2(A14-0926), as follows:
1.3Page 43, after line 18, insert:

1.4    "Sec. .... Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 260C.157, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
1.5    Subd. 3. Juvenile treatment screening team. (a) The responsible social services
1.6agency shall establish a juvenile treatment screening team to conduct screenings and
1.7prepare case plans under this chapter, chapter 260D, and section 245.487, subdivision
1.83. Screenings shall be conducted within 15 days of a request for a screening, unless
1.9the screening is for the purpose of placement in mental health residential treatment
1.10and the child is enrolled in a prepaid health program under section 256B.69 in which
1.11case the screening shall be conducted within ten working days of a request. The team,
1.12which may be the team constituted under section 245.4885 or 256B.092 or Minnesota
1.13Rules, parts 9530.6600 to 9530.6655, shall consist of social workers, juvenile justice
1.14professionals, persons with expertise in the treatment of juveniles who are emotionally
1.15disabled, chemically dependent, or have a developmental disability, and the child's parent,
1.16guardian, or permanent legal custodian under Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 260C.201,
1.17subdivision 11
, or section 260C.515, subdivision 4. The team may be the same team as
1.18defined in section 260B.157, subdivision 3.
1.19(b) The social services agency shall determine whether a child brought to its
1.20attention for the purposes described in this section is an Indian child, as defined in section
1.21260C.007, subdivision 21 , and shall determine the identity of the Indian child's tribe, as
1.22defined in section 260.755, subdivision 9. When a child to be evaluated is an Indian child,
1.23the team provided in paragraph (a) shall include a designated representative of the Indian
1.24child's tribe, unless the child's tribal authority declines to appoint a representative. The
1.25Indian child's tribe may delegate its authority to represent the child to any other federally
1.26recognized Indian tribe, as defined in section 260.755, subdivision 12.
1.27(c) If the court, prior to, or as part of, a final disposition, proposes to place a child:
2.1(1) for the primary purpose of treatment for an emotional disturbance, a
2.2developmental disability, or chemical dependency in a residential treatment facility out
2.3of state or in one which is within the state and licensed by the commissioner of human
2.4services under chapter 245A; or
2.5(2) in any out-of-home setting potentially exceeding 30 days in duration, including a
2.6postdispositional placement in a facility licensed by the commissioner of corrections or
2.7human services, the court shall ascertain whether the child is an Indian child and shall
2.8notify the county welfare agency and, if the child is an Indian child, shall notify the Indian
2.9child's tribe. The county's juvenile treatment screening team must either: (i) screen and
2.10evaluate the child and file its recommendations with the court within 14 days of receipt
2.11of the notice; or (ii) elect not to screen a given case and notify the court of that decision
2.12within three working days.
2.13(d) The child may not be placed for the primary purpose of treatment for an
2.14emotional disturbance, a developmental disability, or chemical dependency, in a residential
2.15treatment facility out of state nor in a residential treatment facility within the state that is
2.16licensed under chapter 245A, unless one of the following conditions applies:
2.17(1) a treatment professional certifies that an emergency requires the placement
2.18of the child in a facility within the state;
2.19(2) the screening team has evaluated the child and recommended that a residential
2.20placement is necessary to meet the child's treatment needs and the safety needs of the
2.21community, that it is a cost-effective means of meeting the treatment needs, and that it
2.22will be of therapeutic value to the child; or
2.23(3) the court, having reviewed a screening team recommendation against placement,
2.24determines to the contrary that a residential placement is necessary. The court shall state
2.25the reasons for its determination in writing, on the record, and shall respond specifically
2.26to the findings and recommendation of the screening team in explaining why the
2.27recommendation was rejected. The attorney representing the child and the prosecuting
2.28attorney shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard on the matter.
2.29(e) When the county's juvenile treatment screening team has elected to screen and
2.30evaluate a child determined to be an Indian child, the team shall provide notice to the
2.31tribe or tribes that accept jurisdiction for the Indian child or that recognize the child as a
2.32member of the tribe or as a person eligible for membership in the tribe, and permit the
2.33tribe's representative to participate in the screening team.
2.34(f) When the Indian child's tribe or tribal health care services provider or Indian
2.35Health Services provider proposes to place a child for the primary purpose of treatment
2.36for an emotional disturbance, a developmental disability, or co-occurring emotional
3.1disturbance and chemical dependency, the Indian child's tribe or the tribe delegated by
3.2the child's tribe shall submit necessary documentation to the county juvenile treatment
3.3screening team, which must invite the Indian child's tribe to designate a representative to
3.4the screening team."