2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Committee Approved)

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Occupational Enterprises

Item 481 #156h

Item 481 #156h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2007 $0 FY2008 $25,000 GF

Page 515, line 5, strike "$7,510,000" and insert "$7,535,000".
Page 521, after line 61, insert "Occupational Enterprises              0      25,000".

(This amendment provides $25,000 the second year from the general fund to Occupational Enterprises, Inc. (OEI), a non-profit organization, to support the expansion of services over the past three years from eight jurisdictions to include five additional jurisdictions. OEI serves 1,000+ participants resulting in 60 percent employment with 72-80 percent retention at 3 months and an average wage of $7.56/hour - exceeding local Department of Social Services performance figures.)