CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY of South Dakota
 

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2016 Legislation we are watching…

 SB 21:  An act to define a child advocacy center for the purpose of addressing child maltreatment.  http://legis.sd.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Session=2016&Bill=sb%2021

 HB 1021: An Act to allow child advocacy centers and tribal agencies that provide child placement services to obtain results from a check of the central registry for abuse and neglect.

http://legis.sd.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Session=2016&Bill=hb%201021

 Jolene’s Task Force: In 2014, through SDCL2-6-31, Jolene’s Law Task Force was charged to study the prevalence and impact of child sexual abuse (CSA) in the state. By the end of year this year, five major tenets around which to set goals for improvement, strategies for implementation and associated funding plans were identified. In 2015, Governor Dennis Daugaard authorized the task force to carry on this important work for an additional year.

https://doh.sd.gov/news/JolenesTaskForce.aspx

 
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Children's Home Society
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801 N Sycamore Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57101-1749
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