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      CHC 1117     


Art. 1117. Domiciliary requirements; acceptance of surrender

            A. If a surrendering parent is not domiciled in this state, then the agency shall be domiciled in this state or be accepting the surrender of a child who is in the custody of the Department of Children and Family Services.

            B. In order for a surrender to an agency to be effective, the agency accepting the surrender shall either be the Department of Children and Family Services or have been issued a child-placing or adoption license by the department.

            Acts 1991, No. 235, §11, eff. Jan. 1, 1992; Acts 1999, No. 1243, §2, eff. Jan. 1, 2000; Acts 2001, No. 1064, §2; Acts 2008, No. 584, §1; Acts 2017, No. 59, §1, eff. June 3, 2017.

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