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Rule 31. Initiation of truancy proceedings.

(a) The referral of a child alleged to come within thejurisdiction of the court as habitually truant shall be accompanied by astatement setting forth all actions taken and efforts made, if required, byschool personnel and officials in compliance with Utah Code section 53G-6-206. A preliminary inquiry shall be conducted by an intakeofficer. At the preliminary inquiry a determination shall be made as to whetherthe school has made efforts under Utah Code section 53G-6-206.

(b) Except as otherwise provided by law, when a petition is filedfollowing a preliminary inquiry, the petition shall allege what efforts havebeen made by the school under Utah Code section 53G-6-206.

Effective November 1, 2020.