ACL 08-49: Adoption Provisions Of The Adam Walsh Child Protection And Safety Act Of 2006 (10/31/08)

More info on the implementation of SB 703 (to carry out new federal mandates). For all agency adoption applications or in the case of independent adoptions, Adoption Request forms, the adoption agency must ask all adults living in the home to identify other states or U.S. territories they have lived in within the preceding five years. The letter sets out the requirements on checking the non-fingerprint based registry and criminal background checks, and the grievance procedure available if the home cannot be approved after these checks. [Download]