Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1655
- Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1-A
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
The department shall make an annual report to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over human resources matters of its findings and recommendations concerning the effectiveness, impact and benefits derived from the special programs as provided for in this chapter. This report must be delivered on or before February 1st and must contain evaluations of these special programs and recommendations in final draft form of any legislation determined necessary and proper. [1993, c. 685, Pt. B, §3 (AMD).]