Section 61.505, Florida Statutes
Application to Indian tribes.—
(1)A child custody proceeding that pertains to an Indian child, as defined in the Indian Child Welfare Act, 25 U.S.C. ss. 1901 et seq., is not subject to this part to the extent that it is governed by the Indian Child Welfare Act.
(2)A court of this state shall treat a tribe as if it were a state of the United States for purposes of applying ss. 61.501-61.523.
(3)A child custody determination made by a tribe under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this part must be recognized and enforced under ss. 61.524-61.540.
History.—s. 5, ch. 2002-65.
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