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American Indian Child Welfare Advisory Council

Also known as:
American Indian Child Welfare Task Force
Active dates:1992 -

Assist Minnesota Human Services Department to formulate policies and procedures relating to Indian child welfare services in Minnesota and make recommendations for Indian child welfare grants.

Preceded by:
American Indian Advisory Task Force on Child Welfare?

The American Indian Child Welfare Advisory Council was reviewed by the Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy (LCPFP) in 2013 as part of their biennial duty required by Minn. Stat. 3.885 Subd. 11. The LCPFP's 2013 Recommendations called for keeping the council. 2018 Minn. Laws. Chap. 164 Sec. 4 extended its expiration date from June 30, 2018 (which was set in 2014) to June 30, 2023.


The council shall consist of 17 members appointed by the commissioner and must include representatives of each of the 11 Minnesota reservations who are authorized by tribal resolution, one representative from the Duluth Urban Indian Community, three representatives from the Minneapolis Urban Indian Community, and two representatives from the St. Paul Urban Indian Community. Representatives from the urban Indian communities must be selected through an open appointments process under section 15.0597. The terms, compensation, and removal of American Indian Child Welfare Advisory Council members shall be as provided in section 15.059

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.


Only 6 members listed in 15 S.R. 1132, 1990; only 6 listed in 1993. Name change from task force?: In 1993 annual compilation and statistical report as American Indian Child Welfare Advisory Council.

Note: The Legislative Reference Library may have additional reports on or by this group available through our catalog.
Record last updated: 09/27/2022

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