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2021 Special Session I

Budget Bill - SB1100 (Introduced)

Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services

Item 344

Item 344

First Year - FY2021Second Year - FY2022
Adult Programs and Services (46800)$7,290,421$7,290,421
Management and Quality Assurance of Aging Services (46811)FY2021 $3,217,784FY2022 $3,217,784
Central Oversight and Quality Assurance for Adult Protective Services (46812)FY2021 $1,763,571FY2022 $1,763,571
State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Services (46813)FY2021 $1,244,664FY2022 $1,244,664
No Wrong Door Initiative (46814)FY2021 $1,064,402FY2022 $1,064,402
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2021 $3,839,564FY2022 $3,839,564
SpecialFY2021 $84,232FY2022 $84,232
Federal TrustFY2021 $3,366,625FY2022 $3,366,625

Authority: Title 51.5, Chapter 14, Code of Virginia; P.L. 93-112, Federal Code.


A. 1. Out of this appropriation, $240,757 the first year and $240,757 the second year from the general fund shall be used to administer and oversee public guardianship programs and for no other purpose.


2. Of this amount, $88,350 the first year and $88,350 the second year shall be used to support the administrative costs associated with serving individuals pursuant to interagency agreements for the provision of public guardianship services between the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) and the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services.


B. Out of this appropriation, up to $5,000 the first year and $5,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to support activities of the Virginia Public Guardianship and Conservator Program Advisory Board, including but not limited to, paying expenses for the members to attend four meetings per year.


C. Out of this appropriation, $103,588 the first year and $103,588 the second year from the general fund is provided to support a position dedicated to monitoring and auditing the auxiliary grant (AG) program. The department shall develop an annual report on the AG program. This report shall include an overview of the program as well as a summary of oversight activities and findings. In addition, the report shall include for each month of the previous fiscal year, the number of Auxiliary Grant recipients living in a supportive housing setting as well as the number of individuals receiving an AG supportive housing slot that were discharged from a state behavioral health facility in the prior 12 months. DARS shall provide this report to the Director, Department of Planning and Budget and Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by September 1 of each year.


D. Out of this appropriation, $769,943 the first year and $769,943 the second year from the general fund is provided for eight full-time and one part-time positions to support the Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman.


F.E. Out of this appropriation, $440,000 the first year and $440,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to cover PeerPlace license costs for local workers as well as the on-going cost of system modifications.


F. The Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) shall promulgate regulations to reflect that the Department of Medical Assistance Services is no longer the entity responsible for payment of/for completed assessments and authorizations of ALF placement for public pay individuals.