The department shall not make payment for any child in group care placement unless the group home is licensed and the department has the custody of the child and the authority to remove the child in a cooperative manner after at least seventy-two hours notice to the child care provider; such notice may be waived in emergency situations. However, this requirement shall not be construed to prohibit the department from making or mandate the department to make payment for Indian children placed in facilities licensed by federally recognized Indian tribes pursuant to chapter 74.15 RCW.
[1987 c 170 § 11; 1982 c 118 § 2.]
| Effective date -- 1987 c 170 §§ 10 and 11: See note following RCW 74.13.031.|
Severability -- 1987 c 170: See note following RCW 13.04.030.