2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Community Action Agency Funding (language only)

Item 344 #6c

Item 344 #6c

Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of

Page 326, after line 40, insert:
"Q.  During the period July 1, 2008, through June 30, 2010, the Governor shall not designate any new or existing community action agencies to serve any locality not currently served by a community action agency unless the Secretary of Health and Human Resources certifies in writing to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees that there are sufficient funds available for such agencies without adversely affecting funding for existing community action agencies."

(This amendment places a moratorium on funding for new community action agencies or expanded service areas by existing community action agencies unless the Secretary of Health and Human Services certifies that sufficient funding is available for these expansions.)