2004 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Dudley
Report Placement of Juveniles in Shelter Care (language only)

Item 25 #4h

Item 25 #4h

Judicial Department
Supreme Court

Page 21, after line 55, insert:
"F. The Committee on District Courts shall evaluate the number cases in the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts in which juveniles are placed in shelter care and for whom localities are able to access funding to pay for these shelter care costs through the Comprehensive Services Act (CSA).  This information shall be provided to the CSA State Executive Council to determine how to better distribute funding allocations to localities for nonmandated children."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)