SB 1061
Creates the "Faith-Based Organization Liaison Act"
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Last Action:
2/28/2006 - Hearing Conducted S Pensions, Veterans' Affairs and General Laws Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2006

Current Bill Summary

SB 1061 - This act establishes the Faith-Based Organization Liaison Act. This act provides that the director of the Department of Social Services shall designate regional department employees to serve as liaisons to faith-based organizations in their regions. The liaison's primary function will be to communicate with and promote faith-based organizations as a means of providing private community services to benefit persons in need of assistance who would otherwise require financial or other assistance under public programs administered by the department.