Today's Law As Amended

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AB-1988 Foster care.(2019-2020)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 16162 of the Welfare and Institutions Code is amended to read:

 The director, Governor,  in consultation with a committee of interested individuals, shall appoint an ombudsperson  ombudsperson, subject to confirmation by the Senate, who is  qualified by training and experience to perform the duties of the office for a term of four years. The director Governor  may reappoint the ombudsperson for consecutive terms. The director shall terms, subject to confirmation by the Senate. The director may  select the committee members, the members. The  majority of whom  committee members  shall be representatives of children’s advocacy organizations and current or former foster youth.