2018 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Garrett
TANF for Home Visiting Programs for At-Risk Families

Item 340 #2h

Item 340 #2h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Health and Human Resources
Department of Social Services FY2019 $600,000 FY2020 $600,000 NGF

Page 304, line 18, strike "$240,021,619" and insert "$240,621,619".
Page 304, line 18, strike "$232,389,452" and insert "$232,989,452".

Page 314, after line 34, insert:

"O. Out of this appropriation $600,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year from the federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families block grant shall be provided to Early Impact Virginia to expand home visiting for at-risk families."  


(This amendment provides $600,000 each year from the general fund to expand voluntary home visiting programs implemented by Early Impact Virginia. A 2017 JLARC report on Improving Virginia's Early Childhood Development Programs found that these programs to be effective in improving early childhood development outcomes for participants.)