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under sections 611 and 619 of the Act to administer the

State’s responsibilities under Part B of the Act.

(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1401(32))

§303.37 Ward of the State.

(a) General. Subject to paragraph (b) of this section, ward of the State means a child who, as determined by the State where the child resides, is--

(1) A foster child;

(2) A ward of the State; or

(3) In the custody of a public child welfare agency.

(b) Exception. Ward of the State does not include a foster child who has a foster parent who meets the

definition of a parent in §303.27.

(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1401(36))

Subpart B--State Eligibility for a Grant and Requirements for a Statewide System

General Authority and Eligibility

§303.100 General authority.

The Secretary, in accordance with Part C of the Act, makes grants to States (from their allotments under section 643 of the Act) to assist each State to maintain and implement a statewide, comprehensive, coordinated, multidisciplinary, interagency system to provide early intervention services for infants and toddlers with