Authors: Representative Edward Clere
Co-authors: Representative Charlie Brown
Sponsors: Senator Patricia Miller, Senator Dennis Kruse
Co-Sponsors: Senator Lonnie Randolph
Specifies that the secretary of family and social services, rather than certain division directors, is: (1) the appointing authority for divisions within the office of the secretary of family and social services (office of the secretary); (2) authorized to advise the governor concerning adopted rules; (3) authorized to adopt administrative rules; (4) authorized to enter into contracts for the office of the secretary; and (5) the authority for administering specified programs and grants.