2003 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Committee Approved)

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Prioritize New Child Day Care Funding (language only)

Item 352 #1s

Item 352 #1s

Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of

Page 348, after line 38, insert:
"J.  When preparing the 2004-2006 biennial budget and implementing any new federal TANF legislation, the Governor shall consider providing additional child day care funding for the following priority areas as follows:  1)  provide an additional 12 months of day care assistance for those no longer receiving TANF financial assistance, 2) revise eligibility policies to reflect the high cost of child day care in areas of the Commonwealth, and 3) adjust reimbursement rates to reflect current market rates."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)