2009 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Morgan
Co-Patron(s): Loupassi
Guidelines Using State Pool Funds to Create Comm. Services (language only)

Item 283 #4h

Item 283 #4h

Health And Human Resources
Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth and Families

Page 297, after line 57, insert:
"e.  The State Executive Council shall provide guidelines for a locality to use up to 25 percent of its state funds pool allocation to create community based services in their locality or regionally with adjoining localities.  Services provided shall qualify for state general fund reimbursement at the locality's state pool fund match rate.  The guidelines shall be in place on or before July 1, 2009."

(This amendment adds language requiring the State Executive Council to develop guidelines for localities to use a portion of their allocated pool of state funds to create community based services by July 1, 2009.)