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340:75-15-47. Interjurisdictional fair hearing

Revised 7-1-13

     The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) does not deny or delay placement of the child for adoption when an approved adoptive family is available outside of Oklahoma.

  • (1) A fair hearing may be requested by the prospective adoptive parent when placement by OKDHS with the authorized adoptive family in another state has been denied or unreasonably delayed.

  • (2) The out-of-state prospective adoptive parent may request a fair hearing by completing and filing Form 13MP005E, Resource Family Request for a Fair Hearing, per OAC 340:75-1-12.6(a)(2)(C).

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