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Budget Bill - SB800 (Introduced)

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Department of Social Services

Item 338

Item 338

First Year - FY2013Second Year - FY2014
Financial Assistance for Local Social Services Staff (46000)$372,879,056
$375,068,444
$372,879,056
$377,659,072
Eligibility Determination Local Staff and Operations (46003)FY2013 $196,104,279
$198,293,667
FY2014 $196,104,279
$201,793,667
Social Worker Local Staff and Operations (46006)FY2013 $176,774,777FY2014 $176,774,777
$175,865,405
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2013 $115,035,788
$115,234,376
FY2014 $115,035,788
$115,234,376
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2013 $3,000,000FY2014 $3,000,000
Federal TrustFY2013 $254,843,268
$256,834,068
FY2014 $254,843,268
$259,424,696

Authority: Title 63.2, Chapters 1 through 7 and 9 through 16, Code of Virginia; P.L. 104-193, Titles IV A, XIX, and XXI, Social Security Act, Federal Code, as amended.


A. The amounts in this Item shall be expended under regulations of the Board of Social Services to reimburse county and city welfare/social services boards pursuant to § 63.2-401, Code of Virginia, and subject to the same percentage limitations for other administrative services performed by county and city public welfare/social services boards and superintendents of public welfare/social services pursuant to other provisions of the Code of Virginia, as amended.


B. Pursuant to the provisions of §§ 63.2-403, 63.2-406, 63.2-407, 63.2-408, and 63.2-615 Code of Virginia, all moneys deducted from funds otherwise payable out of the state treasury to the counties and cities pursuant to the provisions of § 63.2-408, Code of Virginia, shall be credited to the applicable general fund account.


C. Included in this appropriation are funds to reimburse local social service agencies for eligibility workers who interview applicants to determine qualification for public assistance benefits which include but are not limited to: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP); and Medicaid.


D. Included in this appropriation are funds to reimburse local social service agencies for social workers who deliver program services which include but are not limited to: child and adult protective services complaint investigations; foster care and adoption services; and adult services.


E. Out of the federal fund appropriation for local social services staff, amounts estimated at $47,000,000 the first year and $47,000,000 the second year shall be set aside for allowable local costs which exceed available general fund reimbursement and amounts estimated at $16,000,000 the first year and $16,000,000 the second year shall be set aside to reimburse local governments for allowable costs incurred in administering public assistance programs.


F. Out of this appropriation, $439,338 the first year and $439,338 the second year from the general fund and $422,109 the first year and $422,109 the second year from nongeneral funds is provided to cover the cost of the health insurance credit for retired local social services employees.