Interstate Compacts on Juveniles and Children

ORS 417.095
Authority to enter into interstate compacts


The Department of Human Services may develop, participate in the development of, negotiate and enter into one or more interstate compacts on behalf of this state with other states to:


Provide adoption assistance and other necessary services for children who are the subjects of adoption assistance agreements in one state and are residing in another state; and


Establish procedures for efficient interstate delivery of adoption assistance and related services and benefits that will protect the interests of adopted children who move from one state to another.


When the department enters into an interstate compact under this section, the compact has the force and effect of law for as long as it remains in effect. [1999 c.859 §2]


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Jun. 26, 2021