When an agency accepts a child for adoptive placement or facilitates an adoption between a birth parent and a prospective adoptive parent, the agency is responsible for establishing and maintaining a record that meets the requirements of Minnesota Statutes, sections 257.01 and 259.79.
An agency must study applicants to adopt a child in accordance with the procedures and criteria specified in part 9560.0140 for determining suitability of adoptive parent.
When an agency temporarily places a child in foster care while the child is being legally freed for adoption or while an alternative to a disrupted adoptive placement is being arranged, the foster care provider must be licensed under parts 9545.0010 to 9545.0260.
18 SR 1593; L 1994 c 631 s 31
December 29, 2005
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