2020 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5005 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Adams D.
In-Home CSA- and DMAS-funded Services for K-12 Students (language only)

Item 138 #1h

Item 138 #1h

Department of Education, Central Office Operations


Page 35, after line 5 insert:

"6.  Local school divisions shall report to the Department of Education any instance when a service that would be funded through the Department of Medical Assistance Services or the Office of Children's Services cannot be provided in-home to a student receiving remote instruction due to school closures resulting from the COVID-19 emergency.  The Department of Education shall collaborate with the relevant funding agencies to identify reported gaps in the availability of these services as a result of remote instruction, and ensure that these services are made available."


(This amendment is self-explanatory.)