The effective date of an adoption support agreement the department and the adoptive parent have entered into as a result of a finding of extenuating circumstances may not be before the date the department received the written request from the adoptive parent for participation in the adoption support program. Under no circumstances may the department back date an adoption support agreement more than two years from the date of an order of an administrative law judge or review judge authorizing the department to enter an adoption support agreement after finalization of the adoption.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.13.031
. WSR 01-08-045, § 388-27-0320, filed 3/30/01, effective 4/30/01.]