FUNDS FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE POSITIONS/DSS.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 960 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 25, 2019
AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO PROVIDE A FIFTY PERCENT MATCH FOR PARTICIPATING COUNTIES TO ESTABLISH NEW QUALITY ASSURANCE POSITIONS FOR CHILD WELFARE SERVICES WITHIN COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICES.
Intro. by Howard, Henson, Setzer.

Status: Ref to the Com on Appropriations, Health and Human Services, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Apr 26 2019)
H 960

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 25 2019 - More information

    Appropriates $1,725,500 in recurring funds for each year of the 2019-21 biennium from the General Fund to the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Social Services (Division), to provide a 50% match for participating counties to establish new quality assurance positions for child welfare within county social services offices in the state. Sets out guidelines for allocating the positions based on county population. Requires the Division to implement a comprehensive quality (CQI) improvement training plan that provides all staff with training on the Division's CQI plan, policies, and requirements that provide clarity regarding staff and stakeholder roles in the CQI process. Effective July 1, 2019. 


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