Excerpt from the DCFS Policy and Procedure Manual – Summary of Revision Made 06/01/12
This Procedural Guide has been updated to reflect changes made due to AB 12 being signed into law. This bill allows California to implement provisions of Public Law 110-351, the federal Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008. One of the provisions of AB 12, to be phased in over three years, allows California to extend Kin-GAP and AAP benefits beyond the age of 18 for eligible youth when the youth entered these arrangements at age 16 or older. Also, the Adoption Division is currently known as the Adoption and Permanency Resources Division (APRD).
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California Department of Social Services, Manual of Policies and Procedures, Title 22, Section 35179 (Adoption Users Manual)
California Department of Social Services, Manual of Policies and Procedures, Title 22, Section 35179.1 (Adoption Users Manual)
Family Code Section 9203
Family Code Section 8702(a)
Welfare and Institutions Code Section 16119
Welfare and Institutions Code 16120
Welfare and Institutions Code 16120(d)(1)(2)(3)
Welfare and Institutions Code 16121(1)(2)