Subject 96-2-1 GOVERNOR'S OFFICE FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
The General Assembly created the Governor's Office for Children and Families to provide more efficient and effective services for at-risk families and troubled children in Georgia by consolidating the Children and Youth Coordinating Council and the Children's Trust Fund Commission, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 49-5-132.
|(1)||The Governor's Office for Children and Families is assigned to the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget for administrative purposes pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-4-3.|
|(2)||The office may accept federal funds granted by Congress or executive order for purposes of the fund as well as gifts and donations from individuals, private organizations, or foundations.|
|(3)||The office has authority to carry out its duties and responsibilities in consultation with the Advisory Board pursuant to O.C.G.A. 49-5-132.|
|(4)||The Governor's Office for Children and Families shall adhere to the bylaws and rules of order consistent with its authorizing legislation for the conduct of meetings and business.|