LD 1403 LR 342(02)
An Act To Amend the General Assistance Laws Governing Eligibility and Reimbursement
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2019-20 FY 2020-21 Projections  FY 2021-22 Projections  FY 2022-23
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $1,182,268 $1,182,268 $1,182,268 $1,182,268
General Fund $1,182,268 $1,182,268 $1,182,268 $1,182,268
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill includes ongoing General Fund appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services of $1,182,268 beginning in fiscal year 2019-20 for a 90% reimbursement rate for general assistance expenditures incurred that are in excess of .0003 of that municipality's most recent state valuation in any fiscal year.

The bill also increases the reimbursment for Indian Tribes from 70% to 100%. The Indian Tribes have had no expenditures for general assistance or related reimbursement over the last 3 years and no additional funding is provided for this provision.