Title 78B - Judicial Code - Chapter 6 - Particular Proceedings - Part 1 - Utah Adoption Act - Section 107 - Compliance with the Interstate Compact on Placement of Children -- Compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act.


Published: 2019-05-14

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Effective 5/14/2019 78B-6-107 Compliance with the Interstate Compact on Placement of Children -- Compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act. (1)

(a) Subject to Subsection (1)(b), in any adoption proceeding the petition for adoption shall state whether the child was born in another state and, if so, both the petition and the court's final decree of adoption shall state that the requirements of Title 62A, Chapter 4a, Part 7, Interstate Compact on Placement of Children, have been complied with.

(b) Subsection (1)(a) does not apply if the prospective adoptive parent is not required to complete a preplacement adoptive evaluation under Section 78B-6-128.

(2) In any adoption proceeding involving an "Indian child," as defined in 25 U.S.C. Sec. 1903, a child-placing agency and the petitioners shall comply with the Indian Child Welfare Act, Title 25, Chapter 21, of the United States Code.

Amended by Chapter 491, 2019 General Session