Bill Summary for H 960 (2019-2020)
Apr 25 2019
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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.
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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.