2004 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5001 (Conference Report)

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Restore TANF - Foster Care and Adoption Workers (language only)

Item 362 #2c

Item 362 #2c

Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of

Page 291, after line 20, insert:
"O.  Out of this appropriation, $9,300,000 each year from the federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) block grant shall be allocated for foster care and adoption workers in local Department of Social Services offices."

(This amendment restores an earmark of $9.3 million each year from the federal TANF block grant for local foster care and adoptions staff. The Governor's introduced budget included the funding but not the earmark.)