(a) No sending agency shall send, bring, or cause to be sent or brought into any other
party state any child for placement in foster care or as a preliminary to a possible
adoption unless the sending agency shall comply with each and every requirement set
forth in this section and with the applicable laws of the receiving state governing
the placement of children therein.
(b) Prior to sending, bringing or causing any child to be sent or brought into a receiving
state for placement in foster care or as a preliminary to a possible adoption, the
sending agency shall furnish the appropriate public authorities in the receiving state
written notice of the intention to send, bring, or place the child in the receiving
state. The notice shall contain:
(1) the name, date and place of birth of the child.
(2) the identity and address or addresses of the parents or legal guardian.
(3) the name and address of the person, agency or institution to or with which the
sending agency proposes to send, bring, or place the child.
(4) a full statement of the reasons for such proposed action and evidence of the authority
pursuant to which the placement is proposed to be made.
(c) Any public officer or agency in a receiving state which is in receipt of a notice
pursuant to subsection (b) of this section may request of the sending agency, or any
other appropriate officer or agency of or in the sending agency's state, and shall
be entitled to receive therefrom such supporting or additional information as it may
deem necessary under the circumstances to carry out the purpose and policy of this
(d) The child shall not be sent, brought, or caused to be sent or brought into the
receiving state until the appropriate public authorities in the receiving state shall
notify the sending agency, in writing, to the effect that the proposed placement does
not appear to be contrary to the interests of the child.
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