5101.1412 Voluntary participation agreement for child's care and placement.

(A) Without the approval of a court, a child who receives payments, or on whose behalf payments are received, under division (A) of section 5101.1411 of the Revised Code, may enter into a voluntary participation agreement with the department of job and family services, or its designee, for the child's care and placement. The agreement shall expire within one hundred eighty days and may not be renewed without court approval.

(B) Prior to the agreement's expiration, the department or its designee shall seek approval from the court that the child's best interest is served by extending the care and placement with the department or its designee.

Added by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 50, §1, eff. 9/13/2016.