Court-appointed Special Advocate Program Oversight
Court-appointed special advocate programs - program oversight. The act relocates provisions concerning the statewide oversight of court-appointed special advocate (CASA) programs. The office of the child's representative (office) is required to enter into an agreement with a nonprofit entity (state CASA entity) to enhance the CASA program in Colorado. The state CASA entity is required to submit a report to the office concerning the performance of its duties within one month prior to receiving an allocation of money for CASA programs and, at least annually, must certify to the office the amount that each local CASA program receives from each allocation.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)