237.16  State citizen foster care review board.

1.  The state citizen foster care review board is created within the department of inspections and appeals. The state board consists of seven members appointed by the governor, subject to confirmation by the senate and directly responsible to the governor. The appointment is for a term of four years which begins and ends as provided in section 69.19. Vacancies on the state board shall be filled in the same manner as original appointments are made.

2.  The members of the state board shall annually select a chairperson, vice chairperson, and other officers the members deem necessary. The members may be entitled to receive reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties, subject to available funding. Each member of the board may also be eligible to receive compensation as provided in section 7E.6. The state board shall meet at least twice a year.

3.  An employee of the department or of the department of inspections and appeals, an employee of a child-placing agency, an employee of an agency with which the department contracts for services for children under foster care, a foster parent providing foster care, or an employee of the district court is not eligible to serve on the state board.

Section History: Recent form

  84 Acts, ch 1279, § 27; 86 Acts, ch 1245, § 549; 88 Acts, ch 1233, § 3; 89 Acts, ch 296, § 23; 92 Acts, ch 1141, § 6; 92 Acts, ch 1242, § 27

Internal References

  Referred to in § 235A.15, 237.15


  Confirmation, see § 2.32

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