2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: McClellan
Co-Patron(s): Hall, Jones D.C., O'Bannon, Waddell, Ware, O.
Boaz & Ruth, Inc.

Item 481 #265h

Item 481 #265h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2007 $100,000 FY2008 $100,000 GF

Page 515, line 4, strike "$36,714,770" and insert "$36,814,770".
Page 515, line 5, strike "$7,510,000" and insert "$7,610,000".
Page 521, after line 61, insert:
"Boaz & Ruth, Inc.   $100,000   $100,000".

(This amendment provides $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the second year from the general fund to Boaz & Ruth, Inc. to supplement its operating budget. Boaz & Ruth has developed a training program that addresses the holistic needs of ex-offenders and helps them break the cycle of recidivism. Compared to a statewide rate of nearly 30%, the rate of recidivism for Boaz & Ruth trainees is only 14%.)