P.L. 109-239: Safe and Timely Interstate Placement of Foster Children Act of 2006
This legislation, signed into law on July 3, 2006, amends Titles IV-B and IV-E of the Social Security Act, encourages states to improve protections for children and holds them accountable for the safe and timely placement of children across State lines.
Child Welfare Policy Manual Questions
The Child Welfare Policy Manual conveys mandatory policies that have their basis in Federal law and/or program regulations. It also provides interpretations of Federal statutes and program regulations initiated by inquiries from State Child Welfare agencies or ACF Regional Offices. The following questions pertain to provisions of the Safe and Timely Interstate Placement of Foster Children Act of 2006