The Legislative Task Force on Child Protection was created to identify additional areas within the child welfare system that need to be addressed by the legislature.
The task force may provide oversight and monitoring of:
- the efforts by the Department of Human Services, counties, and Tribes to implement laws related to child protection;
- efforts by the Department of Human Services, counties, and Tribes to implement the recommendations of the Governor's Task Force on the Protection of Children;
- efforts by agencies including but not limited to the Department of Education, the Housing Finance Agency, the Department of Corrections, and the Department of Public Safety, to work with the Department of Human Services to assure safety and well-being for children at risk of harm or children in the child welfare system; and
- efforts by the Department of Human Services, other agencies, counties, and Tribes to implement best practices to ensure every child is protected from maltreatment and neglect and to ensure every child has the opportunity for healthy development.
This section expires December 31, 2025.
Minnesota Session Laws - 2022, Regular Session, Ch. 98, Art. 8, Sec. 50
Minnesota Laws 2021, 1st Special Session, Ch. 7, Art. 10, Sec. 3
Minnesota Laws 2016, Chapter 153
Minnesota Laws 2015, Chapter 71, Article 1, Section 125
Legislative Task Force on Child Protection Report to the Minnesota Legislature (February 1, 2016)
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