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Legislative Testimony 2014

Agency staff testify before various legislative committees throughout the year to inform policymakers about programs and to provide the agency’s perspective on budget and policy proposals.

 

All Testimony is in PDF format, unless otherwise noted.

 
SB 394 - Report of Judicial Council Juvenile Offender/ Child in Need of Care Advisory Committee presented to the Special Committee on Judiciary by Assistant Director Kathy Armstrong on Nov. 24, 2014

HB 2718 - Relating to parentage; establishing a putative father registry presented to the House Children and Seniors Committee by Director Trisha Thomas on Feb. 25, 2014.

HB 2641 - Public assistance recipients; state-issued photo identification card presented to the House Transportation Public Safety Standing Committee by Deputy Secretary Kathe Decker on Feb. 25, 2014.

HB 2469 - Lottery, gaming, parimutual winnings, debt setoff and child support presented to the House Committee on General Government Budget by Director Trisha Thomas on Feb. 25, 2014.

HB 2633 - Juvenile offenders; Assessments; Sentencing; Misdemeanors; Minor in possession of Alcohol presented to House Corrections and Juvenile Justice presented by Director Brian Dempsey for DCF on Feb. 21, 2014.

HB 2330 - Relating to Marriage Licenses presented to the House Appropriations Committee by Deputy Secretary Kathy Decker on Feb. 20, 2014.

HB 2588 - Children and minors; relating to the revised Kansas juvenile justice code; revised Kansas code for care of children presented to House Corrections and Juvenile Justice by Director Brian Dempsey on Feb. 19, 2014.

SB 394 - Enacting the Foster Parents’ Bill of Rights Act and Establishing the State Foster Care and Adoption Board presented to the Senate Judiciary Committee by Kathy Armstrong, staff Attorney for DCF on Feb. 19, 2014.

HB 2696 - Child in need of care code; supervised visits by family members when child is seriously ill or injured presented to House Corrections and Juvenile Justice by Director Brian Dempsey on Feb. 18, 2014.

TANF, CINC, and Wichita Foster Care presented to the House Children and Seniors Committee by Secretary Phyllis Gilmore on Feb. 13, 2014.

Human Trafficking Overview - Overview of Human Trafficking Initiatives presented to the House Children and Seniors Committee by Deputy Secretary Anna Pilato on Feb. 6, 2014.
HB 2450 - Change in terminology from “best interest of the child” to “least detrimental alternative for the child” presented to the House Children and Seniors Committee by Director Trisha Thomas on Jan. 30, 2014.
HB 2450 - Change in terminology from “best interest of the child” to “least detrimental alternative for the child” presented to the House Children and Seniors Committee by Director Brian Dempsey on Jan. 30, 2014.
HB 2421 -  Enacting the 4th amendment Preservation and Protection Act of 2014 presented to the House Judiciary Committee by Director Trisha Thomas on Jan. 28, 2014.

HB 2421 -  Enacting the 4th amendment Preservation and Protection Act of 2014 presented to the House Judiciary Committee by Director Brian Dempsey on Jan. 28, 2014.

HB 2421 -  Enacting the 4th amendment Preservation and Protection Act of 2014 presented to the House Judiciary Committee by Ken Thompson on Jan. 28, 2014.

Written Response on UCS Report presented to House Social Services Budget Committee by Secretary Gilmore on Jan. 22, 2014.
 
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