2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Conference Report)

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Performance Improvement Plan Funding

Item 362 #3c

Item 362 #3c

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of FY2005 $0 FY2006 $855,000 GF

Page 350, line 33, strike "$317,589,196" and insert "$318,444,196".
Page 353, after line 10, insert:
“P.  Out of this appropriation, $3,604,908 from the general fund and $1,046,341 from nongeneral funds the second year shall be used to enhance the provision of child welfare services pursuant to the federal Performance Improvement Plan.  Funds appropriated under this item shall be provided to local departments of social services for the direct provision of child and family services.  Local departments of social services may use funds appropriated under this item for the purchase of child and family services.  The allocation of this appropriation under this item shall be jointly determined by the Department of Social Services and the Virginia League of Social Services Executives.”

(This amendment adds $855,000 from the general fund the second year to enhance funding for child welfare services pursuant to the federally-required performance improvement plan. The amendment also includes budget language to specify how these funds and $2.7 million GF from the introduced budget shall be used to meet the plan's requirements. Including federal Title IV-E matching funding of $1.0 million and local matching funds of $901,227, the combined annual funding for the plan will approximate $5.5 million in total funds each year and will allow local departments of social services to improve the quality and quantity of face-to-face interactions between caseworkers, parents and children.)