Authorization:
SDCL 23-3-52
Activities:
To make awards through the grant program and to perform related functions as provided in this Act.
Organization:
The commission is administered and staffed by the UJS and consists of five residents of the state. The commission meets as necessary to carry out its functions.
Composition:
Governor appoints one member with experience in the duties of investigation of child abuse and neglect, one member who is a current of former SD legislator, and one member who has experience in inssues of child abuse and neglect in a tribal setting. Chief Justice appoints one member who has a background in judiciary or legal services with experience and knowledge in abuse and neglect court proceedings and one member who has experience with providing treatment services to children who are victims of abuse and neglect.
Term of Appointment:
three years.

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