67:14:32:11.01.  Adoptive study. An adoptive study includes an evaluation of the applicant based on references, personal interviews, screenings against the central registry for substantiated reports of abuse or neglect, a criminal record check, information obtained from at least three character references, and home consultations.

 

          An adoptive study must be updated on an annual basis.

 

          Source: 2 SDR 62, effective April 5, 1976; transferred from ยง 67:14:32:06, 7 SDR 23, effective September 18, 1980; 7 SDR 66, 7 SDR 89, effective July 1, 1981; 15 SDR 68, effective November 7, 1988; 17 SDR 157, effective April 23, 1991; 37 SDR 222, effective June 7, 2011.

          General Authority: SDCL 26-4-9.1.

          Law Implemented: SDCL 26-4-9.1.