Download this document in MS Word format


AutoFill Template

H.531

AN ACT RELATING TO REORGANIZING THE AGENCY OF HUMAN SERVICES

The Senate proposes to the House to amend the bill by striking out Secs. 5 and 6 in their entirety and inserting in lieu thereof new Secs. 5 and 6 to read as follows:

Sec. 5.  33 V.S.A. § 5562 is amended to read:

§ 5562.  JUVENILE JUSTICE UNIT; JUVENILE JUSTICE DIRECTOR

(a)  A juvenile justice unit is created in the family services division of the department for children and families.  The unit shall be headed by a juvenile justice director. 

(b)  The governor shall appoint an exempt juvenile justice director, reporting directly to the secretary of the agency of human services, who shall have the responsibility and authority to monitor and coordinate all state and participating regional and local programs that deal with juvenile justice issues, including prevention, education, enforcement, adjudication, and rehabilitation.

(b)(c)  The juvenile justice director shall ensure that the following occur:

* * *

Sec. 6.  JUVENILE JUSTICE DIRECTOR; TRANSFER

The exempt position of juvenile justice director, currently assigned to the agency of human services, shall be converted to a classified position and transferred to the department for children and families.



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


www.leg.state.vt.us