2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Garrett
Local DSS Compensation Adjustment

Item 341 #1h

Item 341 #1h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Health and Human Resources
Department of Social Services FY2019 $0 FY2020 $6,083,106 GF
FY2019 $0 FY2020 $5,753,535 NGF

Page 377, line 44, strike "$487,089,788" and insert "$498,926,429".


(This amendment adds $6.1 million from the general fund and $5.8 million from federal matching funds the second to increase the pay band minimum for the following positions at local departments of social services: eligibility workers, social workers child care/employment specialists and local directors. The increased funding will support an average pay bank minimum increase of 39% resulting in an average salary increase of $5,181 for staff in each of the affected positions. A 15.5% local match totaling $2.2 million will also be required.)