2016 Maryland Code
Family Law
Title 5 - Children
Subtitle 6 - Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children
§ 5-605. Penalties for violation of compact

MD Fam L Code § 5-605 (2016) What's This?

The sending, bringing, or causing to be sent or brought into any receiving state of a child in violation of the terms of this compact shall constitute a violation of the laws respecting the placement of children of both the state in which the sending agency is located or from which it sends or brings the child and of the receiving state. Such violation may be punished or subjected to penalty in either jurisdiction in accordance with its laws. In addition to liability for any such punishment or penalty, any such violation shall constitute full and sufficient grounds for the suspension or revocation of any license, permit, or other legal authorization held by the sending agency which empowers or allows it to place, or care for children.

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