1997 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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Regional Transportation Initiatives

Item 390 #4h

Item 390 #4h

First Year - FY1997 Second Year - FY1998
Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of FY1997 $0 FY1998 $5,000,000 NGF

Page 259, line 15, strike "$47,350,159" and insert "$52,350,159".
Page 259, following line 56, insert:
"D.  Out of the appropriation for this item, $5,000,000 the second year from nongeneral funds shall be used to develop regional transportation initiatives for participants in the Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare (VIEW) program.  The Department shall develop these initiatives in cooperation with local departments of social services and the Department of Rail and Public Transportation."

(This amendment appropriates additional federal funds to local departments of social services for implementing transportation initiatives to assist welfare recipients with their transportation needs as they satisfy the work requirements associated with welfare reform. The source of these funds is the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families federal welfare reform block grant.)