• Current through October 23, 2012

Foster care shall be provided in a foster family home or in a child-care institution, whichever best meets the needs of the individual child. The Mayor, in providing such care, may use foster family homes and child-care institutions outside the District of Columbia, provided that such homes and institutions are licensed by the state in which they are located or are approved to meet the standards established by the state for such foster family homes or institutions.

(Apr. 6, 1982, D.C. Law 4-101, § 1702, 29 DCR 1060.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-217.2.

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 4-101, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 4-201.01.