§ 50-12-01 Definitions
§ 50-12-02 Child-placing agency licensed – Rules
§ 50-12-02.1 Out-of-state child-placing agency license requirements
§ 50-12-03 Requirements for licensure and employment – Term – Moral or religious conviction not bar to licensure or employment
§ 50-12-03.1 Conviction not bar to licensure or employment – Exceptions
§ 50-12-03.2 Criminal history record investigation required
§ 50-12-04 Contents of license
§ 50-12-05 Department may prescribe form of records – Make rules – Records open for inspection
§ 50-12-06 Placement contract
§ 50-12-07 Duties of licensee
§ 50-12-07.1 Objection to placement for religious or moral convictions or policies – Effect
§ 50-12-08 Child must be placed in suitable home – Human service zone may remove child
§ 50-12-09 Compensation for child placing
§ 50-12-10 Revocation of license – Grounds
§ 50-12-11 Revocation of license – False reports
§ 50-12-12 Denial or revocation of license – Hearing
§ 50-12-14.1 Conditions for placement of children in state – Consent of department required
§ 50-12-16 Taking children from state for placement in family homes – Consent of department – Report
§ 50-12-17 Licensure requirement – Registration requirement – Penalty

Terms Used In North Dakota Code > Chapter 50-12 - Child-Placing Agency

  • children: includes children by birth and by adoption. See North Dakota Code 1-01-18
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute means the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Person: means an individual, organization, government, political subdivision, or government agency or instrumentality. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • written: include "typewriting" and "typewritten" and "printing" and "printed" except in the case of signatures and when the words are used by way of contrast to typewriting and printing. See North Dakota Code 1-01-37
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See North Dakota Code 1-01-33