2001 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Miller Y.
Relatives Caring for Children-Equalize Rates

Item 381 #4s

Item 381 #4s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of FY2001 $0 FY2002 $21,670,000 GF

Page 351, line 11, strike "$114,730,054" and insert "$136,400,054".

(This amendment adds funds to increase the rates paid to relatives caring for children to the foster care rate. The typical foster care rate for a single child is $393 per month. Relatives caring for poor children receive the TANF rate for "child-only" cases -- $173 per month for a single child.)