1997 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Conference Report)

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Unspent Head Start Funds for Day Care

Item 388 #8c

Item 388 #8c

First Year - FY1997 Second Year - FY1998
Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of FY1997 $0 FY1998 $770,000 NGF

Page 256, line 18, strike "$161,152,957" and insert "$161,922,957".
Page 257, line 37, after "use" insert "until eligible Head Start families have been fully served.  Any remaining funds may be used to provide services to eligible low-income families in accordance with federal and state requirements".

(This amendment adds funds to expand the Head Start program statewide. The source of funds is the federal Child Care and Development Fund. This amendment also authorizes the Department of Social Services to allocate unused day care funds for Head Start to other day care services, as long as Head Start families have been fully served.)