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The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

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Title 33 : Human Services

Chapter 059 : Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children [Contingently enacted]

Subchapter 002 : Provisions Relating to Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children[CONTINGENTLY ENACTED]

(Cite as: 33 V.S.A. § 5921)
  • [Contingently enacted.]

    § 5921. Financial responsibility [Contingently enacted]

    Financial responsibility for any child placed pursuant to the provisions of the Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children shall be determined in accordance with the provisions of section 5907 of this title. However, in the event of partial or complete default of performance thereunder, the provisions of this title and Title 15 also may be invoked. (Contingently added 2021, No. 101 (Adj. Sess.), § 2.)

  • [Contingently repealed; effective until contingency met.]

    § 5921. Financial responsibility [Contingently repealed]

    (Added 1971, No. 219 (Adj. Sess.), § 6, eff. April 5, 1972; contingently repealed by 2021, No. 101 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)

  • [Contingently enacted.]

    § 5901. Purpose [Contingently enacted]

    The purpose of this Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children is to:

    (1) provide a process through which children subject to this Compact are placed in safe and suitable homes in a timely manner;

    (2) facilitate ongoing supervision of a placement, the delivery of services, and communication between the states;

    (3) provide operating procedures that will ensure that children are placed in safe and suitable homes in a timely manner;

    (4) provide for the promulgation and enforcement of administrative rules implementing the provisions of this Compact and regulating the covered activities of the member states;

    (5) provide for uniform data collection and information sharing between member states under this Compact;

    (6) promote coordination between this Compact, the Interstate Compact for Juveniles, the Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance, and other compacts affecting the placement of and that provide services to children otherwise subject to this Compact;

    (7) 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

    (8) 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. (Contingently added 2021, No. 101 (Adj. Sess.), § 2.)