Sunset Process - Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill extends the domestic violence offender management board (board) until September 1, 2022. In addition, the bill:
- Changes the appointment authority for 5 members of the board from the executive director of the department of regulatory agencies (DORA) to the executive director of the department of public safety (director);
- Changes the qualifications for 5 members of the board to require all to have experience in the field of domestic violence, at least 3 members to be licensed mental health professionals, and at least 3 to be on the list of approved providers published by the board;
- Repeals language concerning staggered terms for members of the initial board;
- Authorizes the board to elect a presiding officer rather than having the director appoint the presiding officer;
- Changes the responsibility for the review of providers' applications and review of mandatory continuing education course requirements from DORA to the board; and
- Makes the board solely responsible for publishing the list of approved providers and relieves DORA from this responsibility.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)