2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Villanueva
Increase Funds for Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Item 332 #1h

Item 332 #1h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Health and Human Resources
Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services FY2017 $0 FY2018 $1,000,000 GF

Page 331, line 44, strike "$106,568,178" and insert "$107,568,178".

Page 332, line 1, strike "$8,984,358" and insert "$9,984,358".


(This amendments provides $1.0 million from the general fund in fiscal year 2018 for the vocational rehabilitation services program to help reduce the waiting list for services. These funds will help support expanded services required under the re-authorization of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to provide services for children with disabilities in grades 9-12. As of November 1, 2016, 1,035 clients were awaiting services from the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services.)