2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to court appointed special advocates; and declaring an emergency.|
Transfers authority over court appointed special advocates and CASA Volunteer Programs from Oregon Volunteers Commission for Voluntary Action and Service to Oregon Department of Administrative Services.
Prescribes duties and responsibilities of Oregon Department of Administrative Services. Authorizes department to contract with nongovernmental entity to serve as statewide coordinating entity for provision of court appointed special advocate services throughout state. Requires statewide coordinating entity to provide biannual reports to department. Requires department to report annually to committees of Legislative Assembly regarding provision of court appointed special advocate services in state. Establishes Court Appointed Special Advocate Fund and continuously appropriates moneys in fund to department for purpose of providing court appointed special advocate services in state. Requires each CASA Volunteer Program to report biannually to committees of Legislative Assembly on court appointed special advocate services. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2017.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 630|
|Fiscal Impact:||Budget Report Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|