Bill Summary for H 811 (2019-2020)
Apr 16 2019
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AN ACT DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO INCREASE THE PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCE FOR RECIPIENTS OF STATE-COUNTY SPECIAL ASSISTANCE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS TO OFFSET THE COST OF THAT INCREASE.Intro. by White, Lambeth, Dobson, Potts.
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Requires the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services (Division), effective October 1, 2019, to increase the personal needs allowance under the State-County Special Assistance program from $46 to $70 per month per recipient.
Appropriates from the General Fund to the Division $2.25 million in recurring funds for 2019-20 and $3 million in recurring funds for 2020-21 to offset the cost of increasing the amount of the personal needs allowance.
Effective July 1, 2019.