Sec. Z-1. Position transfers; transfer of funds; Department of Health and Human Services. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in fiscal year 2007-08 and fiscal year 2008-09 the Department of Health and Human Services may transfer up to 30 Intensive Case Manager positions in the Mental Health Services - Community program, as those positions become vacant, to the Office of Integrated Access and Support program to be reorganized as Family Independence Specialist positions upon the recommendation of the State Budget Officer and approval of the Governor. Available balances of Personal Services appropriations resulting from those vacancies may be transferred within the Personal Services line category within the same fund from the Mental Health Services - Community program to the Office of Integrated Access and Support program by financial order upon the recommendation of the State Budget Officer and approval of the Governor. The department is authorized to increase the allocation in the Other Special Revenue Funds in order to allocate the cost of the Family Independence Specialist positions between the General Fund and Other Special Revenue Funds based on the permissible federal match rate. These transfers and allocation increases are considered adjustments to authorized position counts, appropriations and allocations in fiscal year 2007-08 and fiscal year 2008-09, except that General Fund amounts transferred that are not required for Personal Services costs must be transferred to the General Fund.
The Commissioner of Health and Human Services shall provide a report to the joint standing committees of the Legislature having jurisdiction over health and human services matters and appropriations and financial affairs no later than January 15, 2008 and January 15, 2009 on all legislative count and amounts transferred under this section.