§4251. Purpose - Article 1

Link to law: http://legislature.maine.gov/legis/statutes/22/title22sec4251.html
Published: 2015

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§4251. Purpose - Article 1






The purpose of this Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children is to: [2007, c. 255, §6 (NEW).]








1. Process.  
Provide a process through which children subject to this compact are placed in safe
and suitable homes in a timely manner;


[
2007, c. 255, §6 (NEW)
.]








2. Ongoing supervision.  
Facilitate ongoing supervision of a placement, the delivery of services and communication
between the states;


[
2007, c. 255, §6 (NEW)
.]








3. Operating procedures.  
Provide operating procedures that will ensure that children are placed in safe and
suitable homes in a timely manner;


[
2007, c. 255, §6 (NEW)
.]








4. Rules.  
Provide for the adoption and enforcement of administrative rules implementing the
provisions of this compact and regulating the covered activities of the member states;


[
2007, c. 255, §6 (NEW)
.]








5. Data collection.  
Provide for uniform data collection and information sharing between member states
under this compact;


[
2007, c. 255, §6 (NEW)
.]








6. Coordination.  
Promote coordination between this compact, the Interstate Compact for Juveniles, the
Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance and other compacts affecting
the placement of and which provide services to children otherwise subject to this
compact;


[
2007, c. 255, §6 (NEW)
.]








7. Jurisdiction.  
Provide for a state's continuing legal jurisdiction and responsibility for placement
and care of a child that it would have had if the placement were intrastate; and


[
2007, c. 255, §6 (NEW)
.]








8. Cases involving Indian children.  
Provide for the adoption of guidelines, in collaboration with Indian tribes, for interstate
cases involving Indian children as is or may be permitted by federal law.


[
2007, c. 255, §6 (NEW)
.]





SECTION HISTORY

2007, c. 255, §6 (NEW).