1997 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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Indoor Plumbing (language only)

Item 91 #5h

Item 91 #5h

Commerce And Trade
Housing and Community Development, Department of

Page 64, after line 43, insert:
"C. The Department shall review the guidelines for the Indoor Plumbing Program to ensure that intended program beneficiaries are not denied service based upon their ability to pay for such service.  The department and local program administrators shall make every reasonable effort to provide participants basic financial counseling to enhance their ability to benefit from the program and to foster their movement to economic self-sufficiency."

(This amendment expresses the intent that the guidelines of the Indoor Plumbing program include provisions which ensure individuals will not be denied access to the program based on their ability to pay.)