Fostering Connections Resource Center

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Enacted Tribal Legislation

Indian Tribes Foster Care and Adoptions Program

State: California

Bill: AB 770, Chap. 124; Status: Enacted

Summary: Maximizes the opportunities for Indian tribes to operate foster care programs for Indian children pursuant to the federal Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008; rquires the Department of Social Services to modify the state foster care plan to that end.

Sponsored by Assembly Members Torres and Ammiano

Public Finance

State: Minnesota

Bill: HB 1298, Chap. 88; Status: Enacted

Summary: Increases county program aid payable to Beltrami County in the calendar year 2009 to be used by the county to the governing body of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians for the cost of implementing the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008.

Sponsored by Representative Lenczewski

Pending Tribal Legislation

There is no pending legislation for Tribal.