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Declaration of purpose.

*** CHANGE IN 2020 *** (SEE 2390.SL) ***
The purpose of this chapter is to assure the right of every physically, mentally or sensory handicapped child to parental love and care as long as possible, to provide for adequate custody of a handicapped child who has lost parental care, and to make available to the handicapped child the services of the state through its various departments and agencies.


PurposeIntentSeverability1977 ex.s. c 80: See notes following RCW 4.16.190.
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