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Subdivision 1.

[Repealed, 1997 c 203 art 11 s 13]

Subd. 2.Foster care maintenance payments.

Beginning January 1, 1986, for the purpose of foster care maintenance payments under title IV-E of the Social Security Act, United States Code, title 42, sections 670 to 676, the county paying the maintenance costs must be reimbursed for the costs from the federal money available for the purpose. Beginning July 1, 1997, for the purposes of determining a child's eligibility under title IV-E of the Social Security Act, the placing agency shall use AFDC requirements in effect on July 16, 1996.

Subd. 3.Setting foster care standard rates.

The commissioner shall annually establish minimum standard maintenance rates for foster care maintenance and difficulty of care payments for all children in foster care. Any increase in rates shall in no case exceed three percent per annum.

Subd. 4.Rules.

The commissioner shall adopt rules to implement subdivision 3. In developing rules, the commissioner shall take into consideration any existing difficulty of care payment rates so that, to the extent possible, no child for whom a difficulty of care rate is currently established will be adversely affected.

Subd. 5.

[Repealed, 2010 c 301 art 3 s 11]

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