SEC. 93-17-59. Eligibility.
Any child meeting criteria specified in section 93-17-55 for whom the state department of public welfare feels supplemental benefits are necessary to improve opportunities for adoption will be eligible for the program. The adoption agency shall document that reasonable efforts have been made to place the child in adoption without supplemental benefits through the use of adoption resource exchanges, recruitment and referral to appropriate specialized adoption agencies.
SOURCES: Laws, 1979, ch. 510, Sec. 5, eff from and after July 1, 1979.