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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 19DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES
CHAPTER 700CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER HADOPTION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
DIVISION 1PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND DEFINITIONS
RULE §700.806What is enhanced adoption assistance?

(a) Enhanced adoption assistance is a monthly adoption assistance payment amount that may exceed the maximum monthly payment ceiling specified in §700.844(d) of this title (relating to How are monthly payment amounts determined?) that is available only with respect to a child who meets the criteria specified in §700.807 of this title (relating to Who is eligible to receive enhanced adoption assistance?).

(b) The maximum monthly payment amount that can be paid under an adoption assistance agreement on behalf of a child who qualifies for enhanced adoption assistance is based on the foster care rate in effect on the date the adoption assistance agreement is signed and is:

  (1) the minimum amount required to be paid to a foster parent for a child assigned the same service level as the child who is the subject of the adoption assistance agreement (whether an authorized current service level or one in effect prior to placement as described in §700.807(2) of this title); and

  (2) does not include any amount that a child-placing agency is entitled to retain under the foster care rates.


Source Note: The provisions of this §700.806 adopted to be effective January 1, 2009, 33 TexReg 9270

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