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Texas Family Code - FAM § 264.205. Swift Adoption Teams

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(a) The department shall develop swift adoption teams to expedite the process of placing a child under the jurisdiction of the department for adoption.  Swift adoption teams developed under this section shall, in performing their duties, attempt to place a child for adoption with an appropriate relative of the child.

(b) A swift adoption team shall consist of department personnel who shall operate under policies adopted by rule by the executive commissioner.  The department shall set priorities for the allocation of department resources to enable a swift adoption team to operate successfully under the policies adopted under this subsection.

(c) Repealed by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., ch. 1050 (S.B. 71), § 20;  Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., ch. 1083 (S.B. 1179), § 25(27).

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