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.
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.
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