2023 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Lopez
Establish Matching Grant Program for Rural and Low-Income Communities

Item 456 #5h

Item 456 #5h

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Department of Transportation FY2023 $0 FY2024 $1,000,000 GF

Page 542, line 25, strike "$616,445,628" and insert "$617,445,628".

Page 543, after line 37, insert:

"H. Out of the amounts included in this item $1,000,000 in the second year from the general fund shall be used for grant matching funds low-income communities, communities of color, and smaller localities of population less than 25,000 for better connectivity to transportation and recreation. The Commissioner shall provide a report on the details of the matching grants provided each fiscal year to the Secretary of Transportation and the Chairs of the House and Senate Committees on Transportation, the House Committee on Appropriations, the House Committee on Finance, and the Senate Committee on Finance and Appropriations, no later than October 1 of each year."  


(This amendment provides $1.0 million from the general fund to provide matching grants to low income and rural communities to improve connectivity.)