2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Lambert
Supported Employment - MR Waiver Program

Item 326 #35s

Item 326 #35s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2005 $0 FY2006 $750,000 GF
FY2005 $0 FY2006 $750,000 NGF

Page 301, line 51, strike "$4,730,530,852" and insert "$4,732,030,852".
Page 321, after line 16, insert:
"VVV.  Of the amount appropriated, $750,000 from the general and $750,000 from nongeneral funds the second year shall be used to increase the rates paid for supported employment under the mental retardation waiver program."

(This amendment provides funding to expand employment opportunities and services for individuals with disabilities by increasing the supported employment rate for providers under the MR waiver program. This funding will allow people with severe disabilities to access and maintain employment when served under the MR Waiver programs. Rates will be adjusted to be consistent with the existing supported employment rates currently established by the Department of Rehabilitative Services.)