ORS 417.747¹
Foster care demonstration projects

(1) The Department of Human Services, in consultation with local commissions on children and families, may establish community-based foster care demonstration projects. The purposes of the demonstration projects are to:

(a) Promote strategies that keep abused and neglected children in their familiar surroundings and neighborhood schools;

(b) Recruit community volunteers to serve as foster parents for abused and neglected children who live in the community;

(c) Identify barriers to recruiting community foster parents and recommend strategies to address those identified barriers; and

(d) Create a community-based system of support for foster children and community foster parents.

(2) A demonstration project shall be subject to federal requirements and the restrictions agreed upon between the department and the county where the demonstration project is located. [1993 c.676 §28(3); 1999 c.1053 §7; 2001 c.189 §1; 2001 c.900 §226]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 417—Interstate Compacts on Juveniles and Children; Children and Family Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­417.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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