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Sec. 34. (a) The department shall investigate a report of an unlicensed foster family home and report the department's findings to the attorney general and to the local office and the prosecuting attorney in the county where the foster family home is located.
(b) The attorney general or the department may do the following:
(1) Seek the issuance of a search warrant to assist in the investigation.
(2) File an action for injunctive relief.
(3) Seek in a civil action a civil penalty not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100) a day for each day a foster family home is operating without a license required under this article.
(c) The civil penalties collected under this section shall be deposited in the department of child services child care fund established by IC 31-25-2-16.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law § 31-27-4-34 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-31-family-law-and-juvenile-law/in-code-sect-31-27-4-34/
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