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2.1E CAPTA, Assurances and Requirements, Reunification

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Question Number 1:
12/13/2011 - Current
Question*If a State does not "require" reunification, in general, must it do anything further regarding the mandate in section 106(b)(2)(B)(xvi) which requires that provisions, procedures, and mechanisms be implemented to assure that the State does not require reunification with a parent who has been convicted of murder, manslaughter, felonious assault or sexual abuse of the surviving child or another child of the parent, or who is required to register with a sex offender registry?
Answer*Yes. To comply with this section of CAPTA, States must have provisions, procedures, and mechanisms in place which address the fact that reunification is not required in the circumstances enumerated under 106(b)(2)(B)(xvi).
Source/Date*ACYF-NCCAN-PIQ-97-01 (3/4/97); updated 2/3/05; 12/9/11
Legal and Related References*Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 5101 et seq.) - section 106(b)(2)(B)(xvi)

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04/17/2006 - 12/13/2011
Question*If a State does not "require" reunification, in general, must it do anything further regarding the mandate in section 106(b)(2)(A)(xvi) which requires that provisions, procedures, and mechanisms be implemented to assure that the State does not require reunification with a parent who has been convicted of murder, manslaughter or felonious assault of a child?
AnswerYes. To comply with this section of CAPTA, States must have provisions, procedures, and mechanisms in place which address the fact that reunification is not required.
Source/Date*ACYF-NCCAN-PIQ-97-01 (3/4/97); updated 2/3/05
Legal and Related References*Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 5101 et seq.) - section 106(b)(2)(A)(xvi)

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02/03/2005 - 04/17/2006
QuestionIf a State does not "require" reunification, in general, must it do anything further regarding the mandate in section 106 (b)(2)(xii) which requires that provisions, procedures, and mechanisms be implemented to assure that the State does not require reunification with a parent who has been convicted of murder, manslaughter or felonious assault of a child?
AnswerYes. To comply with this section of CAPTA, States must have provisions, procedures, and mechanisms in place which address the fact that reunification is not required.
Source/Date*ACYF-NCCAN-PIQ-97-01 (3/4/97) (updated 2/3/05)
Legal and Related ReferencesChild Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 5101 et seq.) - section 106

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02/03/2001 - 02/03/2005 (Original Record)
QuestionIf a State does not "require" reunification, in general, must it do anything further regarding the mandate in section 106 (b)(2)(xii) which requires that provisions, procedures, and mechanisms be implemented to assure that the State does not require reunification with a parent who has been convicted of murder, manslaughter or felonious assault of a child?
AnswerYes. To comply with this section of CAPTA, States must have provisions, procedures, and mechanisms in place which address the fact that reunification is not required.
Source/DateACYF-NCCAN-PIQ-97-01 (3/4/97)
Legal and Related ReferencesChild Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 5101 et seq.) - section 106

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