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New push by Florida lawmakers to improve foster care system

Posted at 11:59 AM, Jan 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-28 11:59:49-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — There’s a new push by Florida lawmakers to improve the foster care system.

It’s SB 1326, or the DCF Accountability Act.

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It would create the Office of Quality Assurance and Improvement inside of DCF.

A chief quality officer would make sure DCF standards are high and are being met.

This bill also has a focus on improving the foster care system to adopt kids into permanent homes.

The bill was filed in December and the senate is expected to discuss it Tuesday at a committee meeting.