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2013 House Bill 5038: Impose minimum staff ratios on child protection workers
  1. Introduced by Rep. Kenneth Kurtz (R) on October 1, 2013, to codify in statute specific county-level child welfare staffer-to-child ratios for child protection investigation workers, child protection “ongoing” workers, direct foster care or adoption workers, “service monitor workers,” foster home licensing workers, and child welfare supervisors.
    • Referred to the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee on October 1, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on February 5, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.