1997 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Conference Report)

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Home Delivered Meals for Aged

Item 294 #1c

Item 294 #1c

First Year - FY1997 Second Year - FY1998
Health And Human Resources
Aging, Department for the FY1997 $0 FY1998 $500,000 GF

Page 208, line 40, strike "$11,401,451" and insert "$11,901,451".
Page 208, after line 46, insert:
"Home delivered meals shall not require cost sharing until such time as federal law permits cost sharing with Older Americans Act funding."

(This amendment provides additional funding for the provision of meals to homebound elderly persons who are unable to cook for themselves. The funds will help meet the needs of older persons currently on the waiting lists of Area Agencies on Aging.)