RULE 4.2. NOTICE TO INTERESTED PARTIES [REPEALED]
In any matter involving a child in foster care under the responsibility of the state,
must notify the child's foster parents, pre-adoptive parents and relatives providing care for
the child whenever any proceeding is held with respect to the child..
Rule 4.2 was
adopted, effective March 1, 2007, in response to Public Law 109-239,
requires states receiving certain federal funds to have a foster parent notice rule. The
requirement is codified at 42 U.S.C. § 629h(b)(1) was repealed,
N.D.R.Juv.P. 15 addresses interested parties in cases involving children in foster care.
Section 475 [42 U.S.C. § 675] requires that states provide a case
review system under
which foster parents, pre-adoptive parents, or relatives providing care for a child receive
notice of proceedings and are given a right to be heard.
Sources: Joint Procedure Committee Minutes of September 28-29, 2006.