Government Oversight (S)

Date Location Agenda Minutes
04/23/2018 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Call to order

Roll Call

HF 2488 or Senate companion -- subcommittee of the whole

Adjourn

04/04/2018 1:30 PM Adjourned RM 116

Call to Order

Roll Call

HF 2475

HF 2477

Adjourn

04/04/2018 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 116

JOINT Government Oversight Committee

Call to Order

Roll Call

Approve Minutes

SSB 3209

Joint Resolution: SSB 3210

Adjourn

01/18/2018 12:30 PM Adjourned RM 102, Sup. Ct. Consult
  1. Call to order
  2. Approval of minutes
  3. Presentation by Director Foxhoven with the Department of Human Services
  4. Questions
  5. Closing comments
  6. Adjournment
01/16/2018 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Approval of Minutes from April 5, 2017 Meeting

Organizational Meeting

Adjourn

06/05/2017 9:00 AM Adjourned RM 116

9:00 a.m. CALL TO ORDER
Committee business
Opening comments from co-chairs
9:15 a.m. DHS OVERVIEW PRESENTATION
• Foster process
• Adoption process
• Field investigation process
• Staffing levels, caseload
• Differential response review
• Third party review
• Speakers:
o Wendy Rickman, Division Administrator of Adult Children and Family Services, DHS
o Vern Armstrong, Division Administrator of Field Operations, DHS
11:00 a.m. JUDICIAL PROCESS OVERVIEW
• Lance Heeren, Assistant Linn County Attorney
• Andrea Vitzthum, Assistant Polk County Attorney
11:30 a.m. BREAK
12:00 p.m. DHS OVERVIEW PRESENTATION CONTINUATION1:00 p.m. JUDICIAL PROCESS OVERVIEW CONTINUATION
• District Associate Judge Colin J. Witt
1:30 p.m. CHILD WELFARE DISCUSSION
• Abby Patterson, Child Abuse Prevention Program Coordinator, Prevent Child Abuse Iowa
2:00 p.m. LAW ENFORCEMENT PROCESS OVERVIEW
• Sheriff Steve Hoffman, Marshall County
• Police Chief Jeff Hanson, Spirit Lake Police Department
2:30 p.m. HOMESCHOOLING DISCUSSION
• Scott Woodruff, Home School Legal Defense Association
3:00 p.m. CLOSING COMMENTS/RECOMMENDATIONS
3:30 p.m. ADJOURN

04/05/2017 11:30 AM Adjourned Room 206

PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE FROM ROOM 22 TO ROOM 206.

Call Meeting to Order

Roll Call

Approve Minutes

SSB 1184

Adjourn

02/09/2017 11:00 AM Cancelled RM 22

The Senate members of Government Oversight is cancelled. However, any Senators are welcome to attend the House G.O. Meeting.

01/19/2017 2:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Organizational Meeting

01/17/2017 4:00 PM Cancelled RM 116

This meeting has been cancelled.