Maine Revised Statutes

§4061. Expenses; reimbursement

1. Department.  The department shall care for a child ordered into its custody in licensed or approved family foster homes, in other residential child care facilities or in other living arrangements as appropriate to meet the child's individual needs.
[ 1983, c. 354, §6 (AMD) .]
2. Reimbursement.  The department may obtain reimbursement for child care expenses from the child's parents according to a support order or agreement.
[ 1979, c. 733, §18 (NEW) .]
3. Other custodian.  When a child is ordered into the custody of a custodian other than the department, that custodian shall support the child, subject to a support order or agreement.
[ 1979, c. 733, §18 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1979, c. 733, §18 (NEW). 1983, c. 354, §6 (AMD).