2014 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Floor Approved)

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DSS Authority to Employ Staff to Support Local DSS (language only)

Item 343 #1h

Item 343 #1h

Health and Human Resources
Social Services, Department of

Page 294, after line 18, insert:
"G.  Notwithstanding the provisions of §§ 63.2-325 and 63.2-503 of the Code of Virginia, the Department may employ such staff, including contract staff, as determined necessary by the Commissioner to support local departments of social services when staffing and operational issues arise that create delays or backlogs in application/renewal processing or for any other purpose as identified by the Commissioner to carry out the provisions of Title 63.2."

(This amendment adds language to provide authority to the Department of Social Services to employ staff to support local departments of social services under certain circumstances.)