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Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children

A legal and administrative means to permit child placement activities to be pursued throughout the coun­try in much the same way, and with the same safeguards and services, as though they were being conducted in a single state. The compact requires notice and proof of the suitability of a placement before it is made; allocates specific legal and administrative respon­sibilities during the continuance of an interstate place­ment; provides a basis for enforcement of rights; and authorizes joint actions in all party states to improve operations and services. All U.S. jurisdictions and Canadian provinces are eligible. Consent of Congress is not required until a Canadian province seeks joinder.
Category: Child Welfare
Interstate Agency: he Association of Administrators of the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (AAICPC)

Member States

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State Citation Year Of Joinder
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona A.R.S. § 8-548 et seq. 1976
Arkansas 0
California 0
Colorado 0
Connecticut 0
D.C. 0
Delaware 0
Florida 0
Georgia 0
Hawaii 0
Idaho 0
Illinois 0
Indiana 0
Iowa 0
Kansas 0
Kentucky 0
Louisiana 0
Maine 0
Maryland 0
Massachusetts 0
Michigan 0
Minnesota 0
Mississippi 0
Missouri 0
Montana 0
Nebraska 0
Nevada 0
New Hampshire 0
New Jersey 0
New Mexico 0
New York 0
North Carolina 0
North Dakota 0
Ohio 0
Oklahoma 0
Oregon 0
Pennsylvania 0
Rhode Island 0
South Carolina 0
South Dakota 0
Tennessee 0
Texas 0
U.S. Virgin Islands 0
Utah 0
Vermont 0
Virginia 0
Washington 0
West Virginia 0
Wisconsin 0
Wyoming 0