34 Code of Federal Regulations § 300.519  Surrogate parents.   

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(c) Wards of the State. In the case of a child who is a ward of the State, the surrogate parent alternatively may be appointed by the judge overseeing the child’s case, provided that the surrogate meets the requirements in paragraphs (d)(2)(i) and (e) of this section.   
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Last Amended:  71 FR 46797, Aug. 14, 2006
Entered:  June 9, 2009