42 U.S. Code § 9852a - Parental consent requirement for nonemergency intrusive physical examinations
A Head Start agency shall obtain written parental consent before administration of any nonemergency intrusive physical examination of a child in connection with participation in a program under this subchapter.
Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit agencies from using established methods, for handling cases of suspected or known child abuse and neglect, that are in compliance with applicable Federal, State, or tribal law.
A prior section 9852a, Pub. L. 97–35, title VI, § 657A, as added Pub. L. 103–252, title I, § 123, May 18, 1994, 108 Stat. 650, related to consultation with Corporation for National and Community Service, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 105–285, title I, § 118, Oct. 27, 1998, 112 Stat. 2727.