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Child Welfare Proposed Rules

 

The Department requests public input on the proposed rule changes described below. Click the links for more information. If you have questions, or if you would like to recieve notices directly by email, please contact the Office of Child Welfare Programs Rules Coordinator by email or at 503-945-6067.

  • Permanent Adoption of the rules pertaining to the Application of the Indian Child Welfare Act
    Public hearing: 06-21-17 1:30pm
    Last day to submit written comments: 06-28-17 5:00pm

  • Child Welfare Rule Advisory Committee

     

    Before a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking is filed, the Department convenes a Rule Advisory Committee to review rule changes that may substantially impact the public. (See DHS-010-012) The purpose of a RAC is to provide an opportunity for stakeholders to participate in the rule development process. Invitees are selected to ensure that the interests of all persons impacted by proposed rule changes are represented. Although participation in the RAC is limited to invited participants, meetings are open to the public. For more information about RAC meetings, please contact the RAC Administrator.