§ 38-306 Institution to have custody and control of child
§ 38-315 Unlawful placing or receiving of child from another state; penalty
§ 38-319 Policy of state to identify and encourage adoption of certain hard-to-place children; financial support
§ 38-320 Definitions
§ 38-321 Administration of program of adoption support; rules and regulations
§ 38-322 Eligibility of child for adoption support
§ 38-323 Termination of adoption support
§ 38-324 Adoption support; eligibility of prospective parent; amount of payments
§ 38-325 Acceptance and use of funds by director for purposes of act; payments
§ 38-326 Limitation on amount of adoption support
§ 38-327 Recommendations by child placing agency; preplacement study or supervision of home
§ 38-328 Court may waive costs
§ 38-329 Citation of act
§ 38-335 Interstate compact; declaration of need and policy
§ 38-336 Enactment of compact
§ 38-337 Compact administrator; appointment; duties
§ 38-338 Supplementary agreements
§ 38-339 Financial arrangements
§ 38-340 Enforcement of compact

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 38 > Article 3

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Department: means the Kansas department for children and families or any division thereof. See Kansas Statutes 38-320
  • Guardian: means an individual or a nonprofit corporation certified in accordance with K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Minor: means any person defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Residence: means the place which is adopted by a person as the person's place of habitation and to which, whenever the person is absent, the person has the intention of returning. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Secretary: means the secretary for children and families or the secretary's designee. See Kansas Statutes 38-320
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Undertaking: means a promise or security in any form where required by law. See Kansas Statutes 77-201