Bill Summary for H 68 (2013-2014)
Feb 5 2013
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A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A FOSTER CARE OMBUDSMAN PILOT PROGRAM IN GASTON COUNTY.Intro. by Torbett.
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As title indicates, creates a foster care ombudsman pilot program in Gaston County to establish a process for specified parties to resolve issues related to foster children. Directs the board of commissioners to appoint the ombudsman, who will have access to social services records in the county. Details the ombudsman's duties, including the responsibility to investigate complaints and the power to initiate investigations. Sets the pilot program to expire on July 1, 2015.