New Jersey Administrative Code
Title 3A - CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Chapter 22 - REQUIREMENTS FOR CP&P ADOPTIONS
- Subchapter 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
- Subchapter 2 - RECRUITMENT OF ADOPTIVE HOMES
- Subchapter 3 - ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS AND HOME STUDY
- Subchapter 4 - ADOPTIVE HOME SELECTION AND PLACEMENT PROCESS FOR SELECTED ADOPTIVE HOMES
- Subchapter 5 - POST-PLACEMENT SERVICES AND FINALIZATION
- Subchapter 6 - POST-ADOPTION SERVICES
- Subchapter 7 - RESERVED
CHAPTER SOURCE AND
Effective: December 1, 2021.
See: 54 N.J.R. 38(b).
CHAPTER HISTORICAL NOTE:
Chapter 121C, Requirements for DYFS Adoptions, was adopted as R.1996 d.172, effective April 1, 1996. See: 27 N.J.R. 5007(a), 28 N.J.R. 1856(b).
Pursuant to Executive Order No. 66(1978), Chapter 121C, Requirements for DYFS Adoptions, was readopted as R.2001 d.92, effective February 21, 2001. See: 32 N.J.R. 4181(a), 33 N.J.R. 1003(a).
Chapter 121C, Requirements for DYFS Adoptions, was readopted as R.2006 d.336, effective August 20, 2006. As a part of R.2006 d.336, Subchapter 7, Registry Services, was repealed, effective September 18, 2006. See: 38 N.J.R. 1505(a), 38 N.J.R. 3902(a).
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:14B-5.1b, Chapter 121C, Requirements for DYFS Adoptions, was scheduled to expire on August 20, 2013. See: 43 N.J.R. 1203(a).
Chapter 121C, Requirements for DYFS Adoptions, was readopted as R.2014 d.046, effective February 14, 2014. As a part of R.2014 d.046, the chapter was renamed Requirements for CP&P Adoptions; Subchapter 4, Adoptive Home Selection and Placement Process, was renamed Adoptive Home Selection and Placement Process for Selected Adoptive Homes; and Subchapter 5, Post-Placement Services and Finalization of Adoptive Placement, was renamed Post-Placement Services and Finalization, effective March 17, 2014. See: 45 N.J.R. 2171(a), 46 N.J.R. 541(c).
Chapter 22, Requirements for CP&P Adoptions, was recodified from N.J.A.C. 10:121C, Requirements for CP&P Adoptions, by administrative change, effective January 3, 2017. As part of the recodification, attendant technical changes were made to the rule text concerning cross-references, agency names, addresses, etc. See: 49 N.J.R. 98(a).
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:14B-5.1, Chapter 22, Requirements for CP&P Adoptions, was scheduled to expire on February 14, 2021. Pursuant to Executive Order Nos. 127 (2020) and 244 (2021) and P.L. 2021, c. 103, any chapter of the New Jersey Administrative Code that would otherwise have expired during the Public Health Emergency originally declared in Executive Order No. 103 (2020) is extended through January 1, 2022. Chapter 22, Requirements for CP&P Adoptions, was readopted, effective December 1, 2021. See: Source and Effective Date.
N.J.S.A. 9:3-37 et seq., 9:6B-4, and 30:4C-4.h; and 42 U.S.C. §§ 622(b).