Unregulated Custody Transfers of Adopted Children - Illinois

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Definitions

Citation: Comp. Stat. Ch. 750, § 50/1

The term 'secondary placement' means a placement, including, but not limited to, the placement of a youth in care, that occurs after a placement disruption or an adoption dissolution. The term 'unregulated placement' means the secondary placement of a child that occurs without the oversight of the courts, the Department of Children and Family Services, or a licensed child welfare agency.

Prohibited or Required Actions Regarding Custody

Citation: Comp. Stat. Ch. 750, § 50/21

No person, agency, association, corporation, institution, society, or other organization, except a child welfare agency shall receive or accept or pay or give any compensation or thing of value, directly or indirectly, for providing adoption services, including placing out of a child.

Exceptions

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.

Consequences

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.