ward of the state

  • "Ward of the state" means a child who is temporarily or permanently in the custody of, or committed to, a public or private agency through the action of the juvenile court. "Ward of the state" may be further defined by rules adopted by the State Board of Education. [Formerly 343.212; 1977 c.528 §1; 1983 c.731 §1; 1991 c.749 §§1,1a; 1991 c.795 §1; 1993 c.409 §1; 1993 c.749 §3; 1995 c.280 §29; 1997 c.821 §25; 1999 c.989 §5; 2001 c.900 §242; 2005 c.662 §1; 2007 c.70 §102]

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