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2004 Florida Statutes

Establishment of Family Builders Program.
Section 39.311, Florida Statutes 2004

39.311  Establishment of Family Builders Program.--

(1)  Any Family Builders Program that is established by the department shall provide family preservation services:

(a)  To families whose children are at risk of imminent out-of-home placement because they are dependent;

(b)  To reunite families whose children have been removed and placed in foster care; and

(c)  To maintain adoptive families intact who are at risk of fragmentation.

The Family Builders Program shall provide programs to achieve long-term changes within families that will allow children to remain with their families.

(2)  The department may adopt rules to implement the Family Builders Program.

History.--s. 3, ch. 90-182; s. 66, ch. 90-306; s. 5, ch. 91-183; s. 66, ch. 94-164; s. 27, ch. 95-267; s. 136, ch. 97-101; s. 47, ch. 98-403; s. 18, ch. 99-193.

Note.--Former s. 415.515.