25 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2017 Edition
Title 25 - INDIANS
CHAPTER 21 - INDIAN CHILD WELFARE
SUBCHAPTER I - CHILD CUSTODY PROCEEDINGS
Sec. 1923 - Effective date
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§1923. Effective date

None of the provisions of this subchapter, except sections 1911(a), 1918, and 1919 of this title, shall affect a proceeding under State law for foster care placement, termination of parental rights, preadoptive placement, or adoptive placement which was initiated or completed prior to one hundred and eighty days after November 8, 1978, but shall apply to any subsequent proceeding in the same matter or subsequent proceedings affecting the custody or placement of the same child.

(Pub. L. 95–608, title I, §113, Nov. 8, 1978, 92 Stat. 3075.)