37.51.806 YOUTH FOSTER HOMES: CHILD RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL EXPRESSION
(1) Each child in foster care shall have the opportunity to voluntarily practice his religion. Foster parents shall allow each child to attend available religious services of the child's or birth parent's choice in the community and to visit with representatives of the child's faith.
(2) Foster parents shall respect the religious beliefs or practices of the children placed in their home.
(3) Each child shall be given the opportunity to identify with his own cultural heritage and shall be encouraged to do so.
(4) Participation or nonparticipation by the child in religious activities of the child or foster family shall not be used as a form of discipline.
History: 52-1-103, 52-2-111, 52-2-601, 52-2-621, 52-2-622, MCA; IMP, 52-1-103, 52-2-102, 52-2-111, 52-2-113, 52-2-115, 52-2-601, 52-2-603, 52-2-621, 52-2-666, MCA; NEW, 2006 MAR p. 1395, Eff. 6/2/06.