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Child Welfare Allocations Committee Composition

Concerning the composition of the child welfare allocations committee.
2019 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Human Services
Bill Summary

Child welfare allocations committee - membership composition. The act increases the number of voting members on the child welfare allocations committee (committee) who are appointed by county commissioners from 8 to 10. The act decreases the number of voting members on the committee who are appointed by the department of human services from 5 to 3. The act requires the 2 additional county commissioner appointed voting members to come from the 2 counties with the greatest percentage of the state's child welfare caseload, with one appointee coming from each county.

The act creates 2 nonvoting member positions on the committee who are appointed by the department of human services. The 2 nonvoting members must have knowledge and experience in the following areas, including but not limited to:

  • Federal funding related to child welfare;
  • The federal "Family First Prevention Services Act of 2018";
  • Interests of individuals with a disability; or
  • Interests of individuals experiencing poverty.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    04/08/2019 Signed Act PDF
    03/29/2019 Final Act PDF
    03/25/2019 Rerevised PDF
    03/22/2019 Revised PDF
    02/06/2019 Reengrossed PDF
    02/05/2019 Engrossed PDF
    01/04/2019 Introduced PDF
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