23 May: Buono Bill Streamlining Contracting Procedures At Departments Of Human Services, Children & Families Advances

TRENTON – Bipartisan legislation Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono sponsored to streamline contracting and licensing procedures at the state departments of Human Services and Children and Families to eliminate red tape and foster greater collaboration between the agencies was today passed by the Senate.

The bill (A-2366/S-2331) aims to eliminate duplication by creating more uniform contracting requirements for the social service organizations that work with clients of the two departments. It is based on a recommendation of the Governor’s Transition Subcommittee for the Departments of Human Services and Children and Families.