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2015 Regular Session



State Government - Office of the Child Welfare Ombudsman - Pilot Program

Sponsored by:

Senator Brochin


In the House - Hearing 4/13 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Establishing the Office of the Child Welfare Ombudsman Pilot Program in the Office of the Attorney General; providing that the purpose of the Pilot Program is to investigate in specified counties whether the needs of children and families are being met by local departments, the rights of children and families are being upheld, and children under the jurisdiction of local departments are being protected from abuse and neglect; requiring the Governor to provide funds in the State budget for the Office to employ specified staff; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Brochin, Benson, Guzzone, Kelley, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, McFadden, Montgomery, Pinsky, Raskin, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1022
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
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Broad Subject(s):State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Attorney General
Baltimore County
Budget and Management, Department of
Budgets -see also- Capital Budgets
Child Abuse and Neglect
Child Custody
Circuit Courts
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Electronic Government
Foster Care
Group Homes -see also- Assisted Living
Health -see also- Mental Health
Human Resources, Department of
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Mediation -see also- Arbitration
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Prince George's County
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Salaries and Compensation -see also- Overtime; Reimb. Rates
Social Services -see also- Welfare
State Employees
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - State Government
(6-501 through 6-508)

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October 24, 2017 4:49 P.M.