2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Villanueva
Increase Funds for Extended Employment Services

Item 332 #3h

Item 332 #3h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Health and Human Resources
Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services FY2017 $0 FY2018 $703,746 GF

Page 331, line 44, strike "$106,568,178" and insert "$107,271,924".

Page 332, line 28, strike "$2,658,198" and insert "$3,361,944".


(This amendment adds $703,746 the second year from the general fund for the Extended Employment Services (EES) program to support individuals with disabilities in center-based employment. EES provides critical employment supports for individuals with significant disabilities that choose center-based employment or have not been successful in integrated competitive employment in the community but want to work. Funding shall be allocated to all Employment Services Organizations (ESOs) that provide center-based employment services with first priority given to ESOs that currently do not receive EES funding at $5,000 per individual served.)