Appropriates the following sums from the General Fund to the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Social Services, for the purpose of providing additional funds for the Permanency Innovation Initiative Fund in accordance with GS 131D-10.9B: (1) $1 million recurring for the 2017-18 fiscal year, bringing total project costs including federal matching funds to $4,250,000 and (2) $1,750,000 recurring for the 2018-19 fiscal year, bringing total project costs including federal matching funds to $5,400,000.
Establishes that funds provided pursuant to this act are to be supplemented, not supplanted, by all available federal matching funds. Authorizes $2,400,000 in private funds to be used, in addition to State and federal funds, to extend those State and federal funds and increase the services provided to children and families during the 2017-19 biennium.
Effective July 1, 2017.
Bill S 444 (2017-2018)Summary date: Mar 28 2017 - View summary