Kansas Governor Laura Kelly today announced her intent to submit an executive reorganization order (ERO) to the Kansas Legislature creating the Kansas Department of Human Services (KDHS).

January 13, 2020: Kansas Governor Laura Kelly today announced her intent to submit an executive reorganization order (ERO) to the Kansas Legislature creating the Kansas Department of Human Services (KDHS). The new agency will include the current programs at the Department for Children and Families (DCF), Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) and the juvenile services division of the Department of Corrections. Current Secretary of DCF and KDADS, Laura Howard, will lead the new KDHS. Programs included in the new agency will include: Adult protective services Adult behavioral health Long-term services and support Economic supports Employment supports Children’s mental-health supports Child protective services Juvenile justice and crossover youth Foster care Prevention Licensing, credentialing, survey and certification Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex Larned State Hospital Parsons State Hospital Osawatomie State Hospital Kansas Neurological Institute Governor Kelly will submit the ERO to the legislature within the first 30 days of the session. The ERO becomes effective on July 1, following its transmittal to the Legislature, unless either the Senate or the House takes action on the ERO within 60 calendar days after submission


Attribution:



More News