LD 1683 LR 2389(02)
An Act To Improve Degree and Career Attainment for Former Foster Children
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2013-14 FY 2014-15 Projections  FY 2015-16 Projections  FY 2016-17
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $0 $149,827 $302,898 $305,857
General Fund $0 $149,827 $302,898 $305,857
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Provides appropriations totaling $149,827 in fiscal year 2014-15 for the State-funded Foster Care/Adoption Assistance program in the Department of Health and Human Services.  Included in this total is $100,000 in fiscal year 2014-15 for six months of a transitional grant program for individuals exiting the State's foster care system at age 21 years old and actively pursuing post-secondary education. This assumes an annual grant cost of $5,000 per child and the resolve's limit of 40 grants awarded but an effective start date on January 1, 2015.  Also included in the total is an appropriation of $49,827 in fiscal year 2014-15 for the department to contract for a post-secondary education navigator and for related administrative costs.