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§ 5-409. Application

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Family Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Children (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Adoption Subsidy Act (Refs & Annos)
Part II. Adoption Subsidy Program (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-409
§ 5-409. Application
Filing
(a) To apply for a subsidy on behalf of an eligible child, an individual who is a prospective adoptive parent of the eligible child shall file an application for a subsidy with the local department.
Evidence to be appended
(b)(1) The director of the local department shall append to the application evidence of inability, after all reasonable efforts, to place the eligible child, without a subsidy, with an appropriate adoptive parent because of the special circumstances.
(2) If the director of the local department determines that the eligible child has established emotional ties with a prospective adoptive parent who is the child's foster parent, evidence of efforts to place the child with another prospective adoptive parent is not required.

Credits

Added by Acts 1984, c. 296, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1984.
Formerly Art. 16, § 88D.
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-409, MD FAMILY § 5-409
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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