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The Office Policy and Legislative Affairs directs all policy and legislative activities of the department, ensuring broad perspective and input from stakeholders regarding agency initiatives. The office coordinates stakeholder outreach and engagement on policy matters, and works with the Administration and General Assembly to provide technical assistance on legislation impacting behavioral health and developmental services It oversees reports to the General Assembly and coordinates legislative workgroups. The office collaborates on crosscutting stakeholder and communication matters, and currently coordinates all Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for DBHDS Central Office.

General Assembly 2021 Materials