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1996 Session

Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

Department of Social Services

Item 386

Item 386

First Year - FY1997Second Year - FY1998
Protective Services (45300)$28,032,551$28,032,551
Foster Care (45301)FY1997 $25,492,773FY1998 $25,492,773
Protection of Children and Youths (45302)FY1997 $227,000FY1998 $227,000
Financial Assistance for Child and Youth Services (45303)FY1997 $2,312,778FY1998 $2,312,778
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY1997 $15,447,087FY1998 $15,447,087
Federal TrustFY1997 $12,585,464FY1998 $12,585,464

Authority: Title 63.1, Chapters 3, 10, 10.1, 11, 11.1, 12.1, and 18, Code of Virginia.


A.1. Out of the amount for Financial Assistance for Child and Youth Services, $575,000 from the general fund and $400,000 from nongeneral funds the first year and $575,000 from the general fund and $400,000 from nongeneral funds the second year shall be provided for the purchase of services for victims of spouse abuse, child abuse and neglect prevention activities as stated in §§ 63.1-248.7 (c) and 63.1-319, Code of Virginia, in accordance with regulations promulgated by the Board of Social Services.


2. Out of the amount for Financial Assistance for Child and Youth Services, increased revenues from Chapter 887, Acts of Assembly of 1993, estimated at $541,578 the first year and $541,578 the second year, shall be appropriated for services to victims of spouse abuse.


B.1. Expenditures meeting the criteria of Title IV-E of the Social Security Act shall be fully reimbursed. The Commissioner shall ensure that local social service boards obtain reimbursement for all children eligible for Title IV-E coverage.


2. Out of the amount for Financial Assistance for Child and Youth Services, $300,000 the first year and $300,000 the second year from the general fund shall be allocated to the Pendleton and Chesapeake Childcare Programs.


C. This appropriation includes $180,200 from the general fund and $99,800 from nongeneral funds the first year and $180,200 from the general fund and $99,800 from nongeneral funds the second year to continue pilot projects for respite care for foster parents.


D. The Commissioner, in cooperation with the Department of Planning and Budget, shall establish a reasonable, automatic adjustment for inflation each year to be applied to the room and board maximum rates paid to foster parents. However, this provision shall apply only in fiscal years when salary increases are provided for state employees.