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Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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TANF for Community Employment and Training Programs

Item 346 #1h

Item 346 #1h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Health and Human Resources
Department of Social Services FY2019 $3,000,000 FY2020 $3,000,000 NGF

Language
Page 312, line 17, strike "$42,314,789" and insert "$45,314,789".
Page 312, line 17, strike "$42,314,789" and insert "$45,314,789".

Page 314, after line 20, insert:

"2.a. Out of this appropriation, $3,000,000 the first year and $3,000,000 the second year from the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) block grant the shall be provided for a second round of grants for community employment and training programs designed to move low-income individuals out of poverty by obtaining and retaining competitive employment with the prospect of a career path and wage growth. The local match requirement shall be reduced to 10 percent, including in-kind services, for grant recipients located in Virginia counties or cities with high fiscal stress as defined by the Commission on Local Government fiscal stress index.

b. Out of the amounts in 2.a., at least $300,000 each year from the TANF block grant shall be provided through a contract with the City of Richmond, Office of Community Wealth for services provided through the Center for Workforce Innovation."

Page 314, line 24, strike "2" and insert "3".

Page 314, line 30, strike "3" and insert "4".



Explanation

(This amendment adds $3.0 million each year from the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant for a second round of grant for community employment and training programs designed to move low-income individuals out of poverty into jobs with the prospect of career path and wage growth. Language requires a set aside amount of at least $300,000 each year for the the City of Richmond, Office of Community Wealth for services through the Center for Workforce Innovation.)