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Major Federal Legislation Concerned With Child Protection, Child Welfare, and Adoption

Child Welfare Information Gateway, 2011. This factsheet summarizes the major provisions of key Federal laws regarding child protection, child welfare, and adoption and includes a timeline of Federal child welfare legislation.

Users can browse or search summaries of these laws by keyword on the Major Federal Legislation Index and Search.

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