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256.82 PAYMENTS BY STATE.

Subdivision 1.

[Repealed, 1997 c 203 art 11 s 13]

Subd. 2.Foster care maintenance payments.

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.

(a) The commissioner shall annually establish minimum rates for foster care maintenance including supplemental difficulty of care payments for all children eligible for Northstar Care for Children under chapter 256N.

(b) All children entering foster care on or after January 1, 2015, are eligible for Northstar Care for Children under chapter 256N. Any increase in rates shall in no case exceed three percent per annum.

(c) All children in foster care on December 31, 2014, must remain in the pre-Northstar Care for Children foster care program under sections 256N.21, subdivision 6, and 260C.4411, subdivision 1. The rates for the pre-Northstar Care for Children foster care program shall remain those in effect on January 1, 2013.

Subd. 4.

[Repealed, 2013 c 108 art 17 s 24]

Subd. 5.

[Repealed, 2010 c 301 art 3 s 11]