The legislature finds that:
     (1) Finding adoptive families for children, for whom state assistance is desirable pursuant to subsection (j) of Section 5 of the Children and Family Services Act, and ensuring the protection of the interest of the children affected during the entire assistance period, require special measures when the adoptive parents move to other states or are residents of another state.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 45 ILCS 17/5-5

  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14

     (2) Provision of medical and other necessary services for children, with state assistance, encounters special difficulties when the provision of services takes place in other states.