2005 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Morgan
Part C - Early Intervention Services

Item 334 #4h

Item 334 #4h

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities FY2005 $1,270,000 FY2006 $0 GF

Page 327, line 34, strike "$230,576,495" and insert "$231,846,495".
Page 329, line 2, strike $3,125,000" and insert "$4,395,000".

(This amendment adds an additional $1.3 million from the general fund in the first year to fully fund the federal Part C Early Intervention System, which provides critical services, such as occupational, physical, and speech therapy, parental education, and other necessary supports, for infants and toddlers (from birth to age 3) who have developmental disabilities or delays. Funding will be used to maintain current services and meet caseloads that are growing by eight percent annually. Funding will serve an estimated 1,349 additional infants.)