The Commission on Children's Issues would oversee Indiana's 31 boards, commissions, committees and agencies that deal with children.
Judge Mary Beth Bonaventura will be the third person to head the Department of Child Services within the past seven months.
After his first cabinet meeting, Gov. Mike Pence said he still had not made a decision on who would lead the Department of Child Services.
Caucus members also say they’ll look into gun control efforts in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting.
A study committee is recommending the Department of Child Services keep a centralized hotline but boost involvement in local offices.
A study committee is working on recommendations for how the legislature should upgrade the Department of Child Services' hotline.
A study committee will make its recommendations for changes to the Department of Child Services in November.
An Indiana Court of Appeals ruled the Department of Child Services can interview a child regarding a sexual abuse case without the parent's permission.
Department of Child Services Director James Payne resigned Monday over ethics allegations.
A report shows DCS Director James Payne took state assistance and became involved in a case involving his grandchildren.