Rule 31. Initiation of truancy proceedings.

(a) The referral of a child alleged to come within the jurisdiction of the court as habitually truant shall be accompanied by a statement setting forth all actions taken and efforts made, if required, by school personnel and officials in compliance with Utah Code Ann. 53A-11-103. A preliminary inquiry shall be conducted by an intake officer. At the preliminary inquiry a determination shall be made as to whether the school has made efforts under Utah Code Ann. 53A-11-103.

(b) Except as otherwise provided by law, when a petition is filed following a preliminary inquiry, the petition shall allege what efforts have been made by the school under Utah Code Ann. 53A-11-103.