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Outside Section 203
Data Current as of:  10/17/2014

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Department of Children and Families Medical Staff

SECTION 203.   Notwithstanding any general of special law to the contrary, the department of children and families shall, within 60 days of the passage of this act, hire a licensed, professional medical staff member in each of the department's regional offices for the purpose of providing initial medical screenings for all children who enter the department's care within 72 hours of entering the department's care. The department shall also hire a medical director to manage, oversee and coordinate medical staff members in providing initial medical screenings within 72 hours and other medical services for children served by the department.