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SF 3388

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 07/30/2018 02:48pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; establishing a task force on childhood trauma-informed
policy and practices; requiring a report.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginTASK FORCE ON CHILDHOOD TRAUMA-INFORMED POLICY AND
PRACTICES.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Establishment. new text end

new text begin The commissioner of human services must establish and
appoint a task force on trauma-informed policy and practices to prevent and reduce children's
exposure to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) consisting of the following members:
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new text begin (1) the commissioners of human services, public safety, health, and education or the
commissioners' designees;
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new text begin (2) two members representing law enforcement with expertise in juvenile justice;
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new text begin (3) two members representing county social services agencies;
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new text begin (4) four members, one representing each of the three ethnic councils established under
Minnesota Statutes, section 15.0145, and one representing the Indian Affairs Council
established under Minnesota Statutes, section 3.922;
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new text begin (5) two members representing tribal social services providers;
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new text begin (6) two members with expertise in prekindergarten through grade 12 education;
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new text begin (7) three licensed health care professionals with expertise in the neurobiology of
childhood development representing public health, mental health, and primary health;
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new text begin (8) one member representing family service or children's mental health collaboratives;
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new text begin (9) two parents who had ACEs;
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new text begin (10) two ombudspersons from the Minnesota Office of Ombudsperson for Families; and
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new text begin (11) representatives of any other group the commissioner of human services deems
appropriate to complete the duties of the task force.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Staff. new text end

new text begin The commissioner of human services must provide meeting space, support
staff, and administrative services for the task force.
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new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Duties. new text end

new text begin The task force must perform the following duties:
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new text begin (1) engage the human services, education, public health, juvenile justice, and criminal
justice systems in the creation of trauma-informed policy and practices in each of these
systems to prevent and reduce ACEs and to support the health and well-being of all families;
and
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new text begin (2) identify social determinants of the health and well-being of all families and
recommend solutions to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in the state.
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new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Report. new text end

new text begin The task force must submit a report on the results of its duties outlined
in subdivision 3 and any policy recommendations to the chairs and ranking minority members
of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over health and human services, public safety,
judiciary, and education by January 15, 2019.
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new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Expiration. new text end

new text begin The task force expires upon submission of the report required
under subdivision 4.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
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