DCFS INFO MEMO 96 - 0 3
JULY 22, 1996
STATE OF WISCONSIN
Department of Health and Family Services
Division of Children and Family Services
||Area Administrators/Assistant Area Administrators
County Department of Community Programs Directors
County Departments of Developmental Disabilities Services Directors
County Departments of Human Services Directors
County Departments of Social Services Directors
Program Office Directors/Section Chiefs
Tribal Chairpersons/Human Services Facilitators
||Susan N. Dreyfus
||Enactment of Several New Laws (Act 401, etc)
The Governor recently signed into law several pieces of
legislation which affect county departments, children and their families.
A brief summary is provided below:
1995 Wisconsin Act 401 - This legislation would allow the
suspension of driver's licenses for nonpayment of child support.
1995 Wisconsin Act 420 - The legislation prohibits the
transporting of children in the cargo area of trucks, with three
1995 Wisconsin Act 425 - This legislation doubles the penalty
for driving under the influence of an intoxicant if a child was a
passenger in the motor vehicle when the violation occurred.
1995 Wisconsin Act 431 - This legislation relates to the method
by which conflicts between school boards and parents are resolved related
to children with exceptional educational needs.
A copy of each of these acts is attached for your convenience.
|REGIONAL OFFICE CONTACT:
|CENTRAL OFFICE CONTACT:
||Mark S. Mitchell
Out-of-Home Care Manager
Bureau of Programs and Policies
||BPP Adoption and Consultation Unit Supervisors
County Foster Care Coordinators
Directors, Private Child Placing Agencies
Division of Youth Services