SB 286-26_ Filed 02/28/2012, 11:20 Noe


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HOUSE MOTION ____

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MR. SPEAKER:

    I move that Senate Bill 286 be amended to read as follows:

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SOURCE: ; (12)MO028645.72. -->     "SECTION 72. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2012] (a) As used in this SECTION, "committee" refers to the department of child services interim study committee, as established by subsection (b).
    (b) There is established the department of child services interim study committee. The committee shall do the following:
        (1) Review and study the progress and improvements made by the department of child services since its creation in 2005.
        (2) Review best practices concerning child welfare, child mental health, and delinquent children.
        (3) Receive and review status reports from the department of child services ombudsman.
        (4) Review and study the department of child services child abuse and neglect hotline, including the process used to refer a report to a local office.
        (5) Make legislative recommendations concerning the department of child services.
    (c) The committee shall operate under the policies governing study committees adopted by the legislative council.
    (d) The committee consists of the following members:
        (1) Four (4) senators appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate in consultation with the minority leader of the senate, not more than two (2) of whom may be members of the same political party.
        (2) Four (4) representatives appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives in consultation with the minority leader of the house of representatives, not more than two (2) of whom may be members of the same political party.
        (3) The director of the department of child services or the director's designee.
        (4) The director of the division of mental health and addiction or the director's designee.
        (5) The executive director of the prosecuting attorneys council or the executive director's designee, who shall serve as a nonvoting member
        (6) The executive director of the public defenders council or the executive director's designee, who shall serve as a nonvoting member.
        (7) A provider of foster care services to the department of child services, who shall serve as a nonvoting member, appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate.
        (8) A provider of residential or group home services to the department of child services, who shall serve as a nonvoting member, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
        (9) One (1) juvenile or family court judge, who shall serve as a nonvoting member, appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate.
        (10) One (1) juvenile or family court judge, who shall serve as a nonvoting member, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
    (e) The affirmative votes of a majority of the voting members of the committee are required for the committee to take action on any measure, including final reports.
    (f) This SECTION expires December 31, 2013.
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    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to ESB 286 as printed February 24, 2012.)

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Representative Noe


MO028645/DI 107     2012