Requirements for interstate compacts
(1) A compact entered into under ORS 417.095 (Authority to enter into interstate compacts) must contain all of the following:
(a) A provision making the compact available for joinder by all states.
(b) A provision for withdrawal from the compact upon written notice to the parties with a period of one year between the date of the notice and the effective date of the withdrawal.
(c) A requirement that, notwithstanding a state’s withdrawal from the compact, the state shall continue to provide the protections afforded by the compact for the duration of any adoption assistance agreement to all children and their adoptive parents who, on the effective date of the state’s withdrawal, are receiving adoption assistance from a state other than the residence state.
(d) A requirement that:
(A) Each instance of adoption assistance to which the compact applies be covered by an adoption assistance agreement;
(B) An adoption assistance agreement be in writing and signed by the adoptive parents and the child welfare agency of the state that undertakes to provide the adoption assistance; and
(C) An adoption assistance agreement is intended expressly for the benefit of the adopted child and is enforceable by the adoptive parents and the state agency providing the adoption assistance.
(2) A compact entered into under ORS 417.095 (Authority to enter into interstate compacts) may contain:
(a) Provisions necessary to administer the compact.
(b) Provisions establishing procedures for and entitlement to medical and necessary social services for a child when the child and the adoptive parents are living in a state other than the state responsible for or providing the services or the funds to pay part or all of the costs of the services. [1999 c.859 §3]
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