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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XXIX
Chapter 402
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F.S. 402.86
402.86 Rulemaking authority for refugee assistance program.
(1) The Department of Children and Families has the authority to administer the refugee assistance program in accordance with 45 C.F.R. parts 400 and 401. The Department of Children and Families or a child-placing or child-caring agency designated by the department may petition in circuit court to establish custody. Upon making a finding that a child is an Unaccompanied Refugee Minor as defined in 45 C.F.R. s. 400.111, the court may establish custody and placement of the child in the Unaccompanied Refugee Minor Program.
(2) The Department of Children and Families shall adopt any rules necessary for the implementation and administration of this section.
History.s. 2, ch. 2000-300; s. 10, ch. 2003-146; s. 25, ch. 2011-135; s. 160, ch. 2014-19.
Note.Former s. 409.953.