2003 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Darner
Priorities for TANF Reauthorization (language only)

Item 44 #1h

Item 44 #1h

Executive Offices
Governor, Office of the

Page 32, line 12, before "Out" insert "A."
Page 32, after line 14, insert:
"B. In preparing the 2004-2006 biennial budget and implementing any new federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) legislation, the Governor is requested to give priority to increased child daycare funding, especially the following child daycare program needs:  (i) additional child daycare assistance, beyond the existing 12-month transition period for those who are making the transition from TANF to self-sufficiency; (ii) revised eligibility policies to reflect the higher cost of living in certain areas of the Commonwealth; and (iii) reimbursement rates that reflect the actual child-care market."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)