2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Howell
Part C - Early Intervention Services

Item 334 #1s

Item 334 #1s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities FY2005 $0 FY2006 $3,570,000 GF

Page 327, line 34, strike "$232,879,878" and insert "$236,449,878".
Page 329, line 3, strike $3,125,000" and insert "$6,695,000".

(This amendment adds an additional $3.6 million from the general fund the second 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 (ages 0 to 3 years) who have developmental disabilities or delays. Funding will be used to maintain current services and meet caseloads that are growing by eight percent annually.)