2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Phillips
Occupational Enterprises, Inc.

Item 481 #227h

Item 481 #227h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2007 $150,000 FY2008 $150,000 GF

Page 515, line 4, strike "$36,714,770" and insert "$36,864,770".
Page 515, line 5, strike "$7,510,000" and insert "$7,660,000".
Page 521, after line 61, insert:
"Occupational Enterprises, Inc.   $150,000   $150,000".

(This amendment provides $150,000 the first year and $150,000 the second year from the general fund to Occupational Enterprises, Inc. (OEI) to support the expansion of services over the past three years from eight jurisdictions to five additional jurisdictions. OEI serves 1,000+ participants resulting in 60% employment with 72-80% retention at 3 months and an average wage of $7.56/hour - exceeding local Department of Social Services performance figures.)