§49-2-15. Placing children from other states in private homes of state.
An institution or organization incorporated under the laws of another state shall not place a child in a private home in the state without the approval of the state department, and the agency so placing the child shall arrange for supervision of the child through its own staff or through a licensed child welfare agency in this state, and shall maintain responsibility for the child until he is adopted or discharged from care with the approval of the state department.