Utah Administrative Code

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R495. Human Services, Administration.

Rule R495-880. Adoption Assistance.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

Table of Contents

R495-880-1. Regional Adoption Assistance Advisory Committee.

(1) There is established, within each region of the Division of Child and Family Services an adoption assistance advisory committee to review and make recommendations to the division on individual requests for supplemental adoption assistance. For purposes of this rule, supplemental adoption assistance means the same as is defined in Utah Code Annotated Section 62A-4a-902. Each advisory committee shall be comprised of the following members:

(a) an expert in adoption policy and practice, as determined by the division;

(b) an adoptive parent;

(c) a division representative;

(d) a foster parent; and

(e) an adoption caseworker.

(2) The advisory committees established pursuant to Subsection (1) of this rule shall review individual requests for supplemental adoption assistance that meet a threshold amount established by policy by the Board of Child and Family Services in R512-43.


adoption, child welfare

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

August 15, 2001

Notice of Continuation

May 31, 2016

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law


Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R495, please contact the promulgating agency (Human Services, Administration). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.