PREVAILED Roll Call No. _______
FAILED Ayes _______
WITHDRAWN Noes _______
RULED OUT OF ORDER
HOUSE MOTION ____
I move that Engrossed Senate Bill 287 be amended to read as follows:
SOURCE: Page 2, line 21; (12)MO028707.2. -->
Page 2, between lines 21 and 22, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 4-13-19-4; (12)MO028707.2. -->
"SECTION 2. IC 4-13-19-4, AS ADDED BY P.L.182-2009(ss),
SECTION 55, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2012]: Sec. 4. (a) The governor shall appoint the ombudsman.
The ombudsman serves at the pleasure of the governor. An individual
may not be appointed as ombudsman if the individual has been
employed by the department of child services at any time during the
preceding twelve (12) months. The governor shall appoint a successor
ombudsman not later than thirty (30) days after a vacancy occurs in the
position of the ombudsman.
(b) The office of the department of child services ombudsman:
(1) shall employ at least two (2) full time employees to assist
the ombudsman with receiving, investigating, and attempting
to resolve complaints described in section 5 of this chapter;
may employ technical experts and other employees to carry
out the purposes of this chapter.
The office of the department of child services
ombudsman may not hire an individual to serve as an ombudsman if
the individual has been employed by the department of child services
during the preceding twelve (12) months.
The ombudsman and any other person employed or
authorized by the ombudsman:
(1) are subject to the same criminal history and background
checks, to be performed by the department of child services, that
are required for department of child services family case
(2) are subject to the same disqualification for employment
criteria as department of child services family case managers.".
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to ESB 287 as printed February 24, 2012.)
MO028707/DI 77 2012