As part of House Sub. for SB 126, which requires that the Secretary for the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) establish a Child Welfare System Task Force to study the child welfare system in the State of Kansas, working groups within the Task Force were also to be established. Each working group is to have more than seven non-Task Force members and must not have fewer than two Task Force members. Each working group is charged to delve into one topic within the child welfare system and report back to the entire Task Force their findings and recommendations. The non-Task Force members must be individuals with expertise in the specific working group topic for which they are appointed and were to be appointed by Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017.
Report of the Child Welfare System Task Force to the 2019 Kansas Legislature