Minnesota Statutes Public Welfare and Related Activities (Ch. 245-267) § 257.01. Records required

Each person or authorized child-placing agency permitted by law to receive children, secure homes for children, or care for children, shall keep a record containing the name, age, former residence, legal status, health records, sex, race, and accumulated length of time in foster care, if applicable, of each child received;  the name, former residence, occupation, health history, and character, of each birth parent;  the date of reception, placing out, and adoption of each child, and the name, race, occupation, and residence of the person with whom a child is placed;  the date of the removal of any child to another home and the reason for removal;  the date of termination of the guardianship;  the history of each child until the child reaches the age of 21 years, is legally adopted, or is discharged according to law;  and further demographic and other information as is required by the commissioner of human services.

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