The House Committee on Human Services
July 12, 2016
Pursuant to a notice posted on June 8, 2016, the House Committee on Human Services met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Raymond, at 9:10 a.m.
The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Raymond; Rose; Keough; King, Susan; Klick; Peña; and Price.
A quorum was present.
The House Committee on Human Services met to hear invited and public testimony on the following charge:
Examine the Department of Family and Protective Services’ policies and procedures, including prevention measures and resources, dedicated to eliminating child abuse and fatalities within the foster care system; explore ideas and strategies to increase the number of foster families and improve the delivery of services to children with high needs; review adoption policies, including disruptions, and make recommendations for possible improvements. Also, monitor and assess the continuation of foster care redesign.
Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)
At 8:47 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.
Rep. Raymond, Chair
Donte Houston, Clerk