1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Court appointed special advocates

Item 455 #12c

Item 455 #12c

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Public Safety
Criminal Justice Services, Department of FY1999 $200,000 FY2000 $300,000 GF

Page 268, line 37, strike "$47,781,472" and insert "$47,981,472".
Page 268, line 37, strike "$47,793,918" and insert "$48,093,918".
Page 269, line 28, strike "$375,000" and "$375,000" and insert "$575,000" and "$675,000".

(This amendment provides $200,000 the first year and $300,000 the second year from the general fund for the Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program. Local CASA programs provide training for volunteers appointed by the court to gather information about a child's circumstances in cases alleging physical or sexual abuse, neglect, or abandonment of the child, and to make recommendations to the court which address the best interests of the child.)