Utah Admin. Code R512-43-1 - Purpose and Authority
Current through Bulletin 2022-07, April 1, 2022
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(1) The purpose of the adoption assistance program is to aid an adoptive family to establish and maintain a permanent adoptive living arrangement for a child who qualifies for the program under state and federal law.
(2) The adoption assistance program is intended to provide a permanent family for a child in public foster care or who receives Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits by providing financial and medical assistance for the child's benefit and best interest to the family who adopts the child.
(3) Section 62A-4a-901, et seq. authorizes the state to provide adoption assistance and supplemental adoption assistance and Section 473, Social Security Act, authorizes federal adoption assistance. Section 473, Social Security Act (42 USC 673) as amended by Public Law 110-351 (October 7, 2008), 45 CFR 1356.40 (October 1, 2009), and 45 CFR 1356.41 (October 1, 2009) are incorporated by reference.
(4) This rule is authorized by Section 62A-4a-102.