Indiana Code Title 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law § 31-36-3-4

Sec. 4 . (a) As used in this section, “homeless youth” means an individual who:

(1) is:

(A) at least sixteen (16) years of age;  and

(B) less than eighteen (18) years of age;

(2) is unemancipated;

(3) is mentally competent;  and

(4) lives in a situation described in 42 U.S.C. 11434a(2)(A) and 42 U.S.C. 11434a(2)(B) with or without the consent of the individual's parent, guardian, or custodian.

(b) An individual identified in subsection (c)(3) who presents a fee and consent waiver affidavit described in subsection (c) on behalf of a homeless youth to the appropriate agency or entity shall:

(1) have access, without charge and the consent of a parent, guardian, or custodian, to the homeless youth's:

(A) certificate of birth;

(B) photo identification card under IC 9-24-16-10(c) ;  and

(C) Indiana driver's license;  and

(2) be permitted to enroll the homeless youth in adult basic education services and register the homeless youth for the Indiana high school equivalency examination following the completion of an exit interview by the homeless youth under IC 20-33-2-9 .

(c) A fee and consent waiver affidavit executed under this subsection shall contain the following:

(1) The homeless youth's:

(A) full name;  and

(B) date of birth.

(2) The name, address, and telephone number of the government entity, school corporation liaison for homeless youth under IC 20-50-1-3 , or nonprofit organization that:

(A) is providing services to the homeless youth;  and

(B) will accept delivery of mail for the homeless youth.

(3) The name of the legal representative of the government entity, school corporation liaison for homeless youth under IC 20-50-1-3 , or nonprofit organization described in subdivision (2).

(4) The signature of the legal representative described in subdivision (3) and the date of the signature.

(5) The signature of the homeless youth and the date of the signature.

A fee and consent waiver affidavit executed under this subsection must be verified by affirmation or representation.

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