Maine Revised Statutes

§19131. Children's Cabinet

1. Establishment.  The Children's Cabinet, referred to in this chapter as the "cabinet," is established to promote interdepartmental collaboration on children's policy development and program implementation and to support the provision of services for Maine families and children that are planned, managed and delivered in a holistic and integrated manner to improve their self-sufficiency, safety, economic stability, health and quality of life.
[ 1999, c. 785, §3 (NEW) .]
2. Membership.  The cabinet consists of the following members:
A. The Commissioner of Corrections; [1999, c. 785, §3 (NEW).]
B. The Commissioner of Education; [1999, c. 785, §3 (NEW).]
C. The Commissioner of Health and Human Services; [2005, c. 397, Pt. A, §7 (AMD).]
D. [2005, c. 397, Pt. A, §8 (RP).]
E. The Commissioner of Public Safety; [2003, c. 576, §2 (AMD).]
F. The Commissioner of Labor; and [2003, c. 576, §3 (NEW).]
G. At the discretion of the Governor, a member of the public, appointed by the Governor. [2003, c. 576, §3 (NEW).]
[ 2005, c. 397, Pt. A, §§7, 8 (AMD) .]
3. Chair.  The Governor shall appoint one of the members to serve as chair of the cabinet. The term of the chair is 2 years.
[ 1999, c. 785, §3 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1999, c. 785, §3 (NEW). 2001, c. 354, §3 (AMD). 2003, c. 576, §§1-3 (AMD). 2005, c. 397, §§A7,8 (AMD).