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Authority to license; adoption of rules.
Section 63.202, Florida Statutes 2004

63.202  Authority to license; adoption of rules.--

(1)  The Department of Children and Family Services is authorized and empowered to license child welfare agencies that it determines to be qualified to place minors for adoption.

(2)  No agency shall place a minor for adoption unless such agency is licensed by the department, except a child-caring agency registered under s. 409.176

(3)  The department may adopt rules necessary to ensure that all child-placing agencies comply with this chapter to receive or renew a license.

History.--s. 20, ch. 73-159; s. 23, ch. 77-147; s. 7, ch. 78-190; s. 8, ch. 87-397; s. 12, ch. 97-101; s. 29, ch. 2001-3.