257.065 AUTHORIZED CHILD-PLACING AGENCY DEFINITION.
For the purposes of this chapter and chapter 259, "authorized child-placing agency" means
the local social service agency under the authority of the local social services agency or human
service board, or any agency licensed by the commissioner of human services or a comparable
authority in the state or United States, to place children for foster care or adoption.
History: 1983 c 278 s 2; 1984 c 654 art 5 s 58; 1994 c 631 s 31