Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 1. Policy and Legislative Intent

Fees For Services -- Special Revenue Account -- Statutory Appropriation

42-2-105. Fees for services -- special revenue account -- statutory appropriation. (1) The department shall establish fees that it may charge and that are reasonably related to the cost incurred by the department in completing or contracting for adoption services.

(2) The department may contract with licensed social workers or licensed child-placing agencies for the purposes of completing the preplacement or postplacement evaluation or for providing postplacement supervision.

(3) An agency contracting to perform the services may set and charge a reasonable fee commensurate with the services provided.

(4) There is an adoption services account in the state special revenue fund. The fees collected by the department under this title must be deposited into this account and may be used by the department for adoption services. The money in the account is statutorily appropriated, as provided in 17-7-502, to the department.

History: En. Sec. 16, Ch. 480, L. 1997; amd. Sec. 149, Ch. 574, L. 2001.