38-325. Acceptance and use of funds by director for purposes of act; payments. Within the limits of appropriations made for the care of children in foster homes and child-care institutions, the secretary is hereby authorized to make funds available to carry out the provisions of this act and, for such purposes, to contract with any public agency or licensed child placement agency or adoptive parent. The secretary is authorized further to accept funds from other sources including federal, private and other public funding sources to carry out the purposes of this act. Payments may be continuing or lump sum payments of adoptive support. In lieu of or in addition to continuing payments, the secretary may make one or more specific lump sum payments for or on behalf of the child, either to the adoptive parent or directly to other persons to assist in correcting any condition causing such child to be hard to place for adoption.
History: L. 1972, ch. 162, § 7; L. 1974, ch. 175, §5; July 1.
2013. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2013-05-23T12:47:05. Head Rev No: 346362