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Title XXX DOMESTIC RELATIONS

Chapter 453

Effective - 28 Aug 2018, 2 histories bottom

  453.600.  Fund created, use of moneys. — 1.  There is hereby created in the state treasury the "Foster Care and Adoptive Parents Recruitment and Retention Fund" which shall consist of all gifts, donations, transfers, and moneys appropriated by the general assembly, and bequests to the fund.  The fund shall maintain no more than the total of the last two years of funding or a minimum of three hundred thousand dollars, whichever is greater.  The fund shall be administered by the Missouri state foster care and adoption board created in section 210.617.

  2.  The state treasurer shall be custodian of the fund and may approve disbursements from the fund in accordance with sections 30.170 and 30.180.  Notwithstanding the provisions of section 33.080 to the contrary, any moneys remaining in the fund at the end of the biennium shall not revert to the credit of the general revenue fund.  The state treasurer shall invest moneys in the fund in the same manner as other funds are invested.  Any interest and moneys earned on such investments shall be credited to the fund.

  3.  Upon appropriation, moneys in the fund shall be used to grant awards to licensed community-based foster care and adoption recruitment programs.  The board shall establish guidelines for disbursement of the fund to certain programs.  Such programs shall include, but not be limited to, recruitment and retention of foster and adoptive families for children who:

  (1)  Have been in out-of-home placement for fifteen months or more;

  (2)  Are more than twelve years of age; or

  (3)  Are in sibling groups.

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Moneys in the fund shall not be subject to appropriation for purposes other than those of evidence-based foster care and adoption programs as designated by the board.

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(L. 2011 H.B. 431 merged with H.B. 604, A.L. 2018 S.B. 843)


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