2017 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXX DOMESTIC RELATIONS
Chapter 453 Adoption and Foster Care
Section 453.350 Higher education visit for certain foster children and youth in division of youth services program required — cost reimbursement, when.

Universal Citation: MO Rev Stat § 453.350 (2017)

Effective 28 Aug 2013

Title XXX DOMESTIC RELATIONS

Chapter 453

453.350. Higher education visit for certain foster children and youth in division of youth services program required — cost reimbursement, when. — 1. Beginning July 1, 2014, all Missouri foster children fifteen years of age or older shall receive a visit to a Missouri state university or a Missouri state community or technical college in the foster child's area or an armed services recruiter before the foster child may be adopted or otherwise terminated by foster care unless waived by the family support team. Such visit shall be in addition to any other services that older youth are usually provided and shall include the entry application process, financial support application and availability, career options with academic or technical training, a tour of the school, and other information and experience desired.

2. Beginning July 1, 2014, all youth fifteen years of age or older in the division of youth services program shall receive a visit to a Missouri state university or a Missouri state community or technical college in the youth's area or an armed services recruiter before the youth's custody or training is completed unless waived by the family support team. Such visit shall be in addition to any other services that older youth are usually provided and shall include the entry application process, financial support application and availability, career options with academic or technical training, a tour of the school, and other information and experience desired.

3. Agencies defined in subsection 2 of section 210.112 that are providing foster care case management services for foster children can document and, if requested, shall receive from the Missouri department of social services reimbursement for costs associated with meeting the requirements of this section.

(L. 2013 S.B. 205)

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