1997 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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Employment & Life Skills for VIEW

Item 390 #2h

Item 390 #2h

First Year - FY1997 Second Year - FY1998
Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of FY1997 $0 FY1998 $240,129 NGF

Page 259, line 15, strike "$47,350,159" and insert "$47,590,288".
Page 259, after line 56, insert:
"D.  Out of the appropriation for this item, $240,129 the second year in nongeneral funds shall be provided to Russell County, in collaboration with other public and private entities to develop and implement job placement, employment training, and skills training for participants in the Virginia Initiative for Employment, Not Welfare (VIEW) program."

(This amendment provides funding for New Beginnings, an innovative, collaborative project designed to incorporate employment training, job placement, life skills development, transportation, child care, and community support for participants in the work component of welfare reform. The source of funds is nongeneral funds from the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families federal welfare reform block grant.)