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(1) As a condition to contract with the Department of Public Health and Human Services (department), Child and Family Services Division, for Child Welfare Prevention and Support Services, including but not limited to prevention to both families, intervened on by the department, or at risk of entering the child welfare system, preservation, family support and reunification, a provider must:

(a) comply with applicable state and federal statutes, rules, and regulations;

(b) comply with applicable Montana statutes and rules governing licensure and certifications; and

(c) follow regulations and statutes governing programs the department has authority to administrate and distribute funds for, including:

(i) Federal Child Access and Visitation Grant Program funds from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration of Children and Families, Office of Child Support Enforcement established under section 391 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (welfare reform) of 1996 (Pub. L. 104-193, 110 Stat. 2258), also known as title III, subtitle I Enhancing Responsibility and Opportunity for Nonresidential Parents, and Section 469B of the Social Security Act;

(ii) 1979 Title IV-B Social Security Act, Subpart 2;

(iii) Title IV-E Social Security Act; and

(iv) 1974 Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA).


History: 41-3-101, 41-3-131, 52-1-103, 52-2-111, MCA; IMP, 2-4-201, 41-3-101, 41-3-302, 42-1-102, 52-1-103, 52-2-111, MCA; NEW, 2020 MAR p. 1528, Eff. 8/8/20.

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