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Title Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children
Status Sent to the Governor (05/03/2024)
Bill Subjects
  • Children & Domestic Matters
House Sponsors A. Boesenecker (D)
G. Evans (R)
Senate Sponsors D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
B. Pelton (R)
House Committee Health and Human Services
Senate Committee Health and Human Services
Date Introduced 02/06/2024

The bill enacts the Interstate Compact for the Placement of
Children (compact). The purpose of the compact is to:
  • Provide a process through which children subject to this
compact are placed in safe and suitable homes in a timely
  • Facilitate ongoing supervision of a placement, the delivery
of services, and communication between the states;
  • Provide operating procedures that will ensure that children
are placed in safe and suitable homes in a timely manner;
  • Provide for promulgation and enforcement of
administrative rules implementing the compact and
regulating the covered activities of the member states;
  • Provide for uniform data collection and information
sharing between member states;
  • Promote coordination between the compact, the interstate
compact for juveniles, the interstate compact on adoption
and medical assistance, and other compacts affecting the
placement of children and provision of services to children
otherwise subject to this compact;
  • Provide for a state's continuing legal jurisdiction and
responsibility for placement and care of a child that it
would have had if the placement were intrastate; and
  • Provide for the promulgation of guidelines, in collaboration
with Indian tribes, for interstate cases involving Indian
children as is or may be permitted by federal law.

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