1999 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1450 (Conference Report)

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Plan for Hard-to-Serve Welfare Recipients (language only)

Item 404 #5c

Item 404 #5c

Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of

Page 311, after line 45, insert:
"J.  The Department of Social Services shall develop and implement a plan for providing education, training, job-specific skills development, and other services to VIEW participants who have difficulty in finding and maintaining employment.  The plan shall include (i) criteria that will be used to identify VIEW participants who are considered "hard to serve"; (ii) an estimate of how many VIEW participants are expected to receive special targeted services; (iii) a description of the types and amounts of education, training, and other services that will be offered to this population; (iv) methods for coordinating services among local departments of social services, private industry councils, and other public and private providers of service; and (v) a description of the conditions under which the federal TANF block grant, Welfare-to-Work grant, Job Training Partnership Act funds, and any other source of funds for this purpose will be used to pay for services."

(This amendment requires the Department of Social Services to develop and implement a comprehensive plan for serving welfare recipients who have difficulty in finding and maintaining employment.)