1. The “appropriate public authorities” as used in Article III of the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children shall, with reference to this state, mean Division of Family Services, and said Division of Family Services shall receive and act with reference to notices required by said Article III.
2. As used in paragraph (a) of Article V “appropriate authority in the receiving state” shall mean the Division of Family Services.
Terms Used In Missouri Laws 210.630
- State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
3. As used in Article VII of the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children the term “executive head” means the Governor. The Governor is hereby authorized to appoint a compact administrator in accordance with the terms of said Article VII.