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Section 2151.3517 | Persons authorized to take possession of deserted child.


The following entities or persons, while acting in an official capacity on behalf of any of the entities, shall take possession of a child delivered in accordance with section 2151.3516 of the Revised Code:

(A) A law enforcement agency, a peace officer employed by the agency, or a peace officer support employee;

(B) A hospital or a person granted the privilege to practice at, or employed by, the hospital;

(C) An emergency medical service organization or an emergency medical service worker employed by or providing services to the organization.

Last updated September 20, 2023 at 2:16 PM

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