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Increasing state flexibility in use of federal child protection funds

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Human Resources

Increasing state flexibility in use of federal child protection funds

hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, second session, July 20, 2000

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Human Resources

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Federal aid to child welfare -- United States,
  • Child abuse -- United States -- Prevention -- Finance,
  • Foster home care -- United States -- Finance

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 85 p. :
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17014939M
    ISBN 100160655498

    The Federal Role in Mental Health The federal government works in partnership with the states to address mental health. The federal role in mental health includes regulating systems and providers, protecting the rights of consumers, providing funding for services, and supporting research and innovation. As a major funding source for mental health services, the federal government establishes. the General Fund and increasing annual distributions to education from the State Land Trust. system and provides for a major infrastructure investment for the future of the State's three public universities. 2 In total, over the next three years, the Executive Recommendation provides $ million above the baseline budget for public K2 schools -1File Size: KB.

    Federal funds are allocated through four statutory formulas that are based primarily on census poverty estimates and the cost of education in each state. Basic Grants provide funds to LEAs in which the number of children counted in the formula is at least 10 and exceeds 2 . Budget. General Fund staffing is increasing by a net positions primarily due to an increase of positions in the Human Services General Fund departments. This includes positions in the Child Support Services Department which primarily reflects the addition of 68 Child Support Officer I.

    The Bush administration's program, No Child Left Behind, is a plan for educational reform that is targeted at changing the use of federal funds to close the achievement gap and improve achievement levels. The following is excerpted from the executive summary. The Administration also supports State flexibility to create a free and open health care market and will empower States to make decisions that work best for their markets. In light of these goals, the Budget promotes efficient operations and funds critical activities to Author: Office of Budget (OB).


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Increasing state flexibility in use of federal child protection funds by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Human Resources Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Human Resources.]. Federal Funding Sources. the impact of waivers to certain requirements of title IV-B and IV-E of the Social Security Act to provide States flexibility in the use of Federal funds for alternative services and supports that promote safety and permanency for children in the child Increasing state flexibility in use of federal child protection funds book and foster care system.

A key argument for TANF’s block-grant design was that states needed much greater flexibility over the use of the federal funds than AFDC’s funding structure provided. Under a block grant, proponents argued, states could shift the funds freed up when families left welfare for work to child care or other work supports, where need would.

To receive maximum allowable federal funds from this block grant, a state must have in place a number of child protection procedures and standards that represent a maintenance of current standards. In addition, states must maintain their own spending on this program at percent of their level in and and maintain their spending.

For example, PRWORA eliminated the federal Emergency Assistance Program, rolling these program funds into the TANF block grant, and reduced funding for the Social Services Block Grant.

4 How states will use this increased fiscal flexibility and how the decisions they make will affect child welfare financing is, of course, uncertain, but this Cited by: Table of Contents CHAPTER 15 division of powers between our federal and state governments.

It was the American Bar been abducted to other countries, to the recognition and enforcement of foreign child support orders and child custody determinations. Again, the Department has utilized our Advisory.

Foster care spending constituted 56 percent ($ billion) of the total federal spending on child welfare, compared with 9 percent ($ million) for child and family services, including federal. Use the owner compensation information to document the appropriate pay rate. In other words, use the Schedule C from the sole proprietor’s tax return to document the owner’s payroll cost.

Or use what a working partner’s K-1 shows in boxes 1 and 4a. Let’s say for example this amount equals $52,o00 for Exactly. In a federal system, the central government shares power or functions with lower levels of government, such as regions or states.

The Constitution granted a few "expressed powers" to the national government and, through the Tenth Amendment, reserved all the rest to the states. In Tennessee, a state that did not expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, Gov.

Bill Lee said he is in negotiations with the federal government to use TennCare (Medicaid) funds to pay for targeted COVID treatment for residents who lacked health insurance or did not qualify for Medicaid.

However, states use these other services, which make up about 27 percent of total TANF spending, to expand programs like pre-K education or to cover the growing costs of existing services such as child welfare. In other cases, states use TANF funds to replace existing state funds, freeing up those state funds for purposes unrelated to providing.

In a report, for example, the Government Accountability Office reported that states “used federal and state TANF funds to support a broad range of services, in contrast to when. Richard S. Foster, “Estimated Financial Effects of the ‘Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,’ as Passed by the Senate on Decem ,” U.S.

Department of Health and Human. The Child and Family Services Improvement and Innovation Act extends the requirement (enacted in ) that a state must provide more of its own (non-federal) funds to receive its full allotment of Child Welfare Services program funds if it fails to conduct monthly caseworker visits.

However, it adjusts how data are used to measure a state’s. The Evolution Of The State And Local Role. Broadly speaking, the health-related activities of state and local government are: traditional public health, including health monitoring, sanitation Cited by: Missouri did not expand Medicaid intherefore, they predominately use federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (SAPT) block grant funds and state general revenues to finance most MAT services for the uninsured, limiting overall funding.

Given stagnant block grant and state revenues, it is difficult to expand MAT. Table 3. Outlays for Federal Grants to State and Local Governments, Percentage of Outlays for Individuals, in Constant Dollars, and as a Percentage of Total Federal Outlays and National Gross Domestic Product, Selected Fiscal Years.

7 Table 4. Funded Federal Grants to State and Local Governments, by Type, SelectedFile Size: 1MB. State Flexibility Authority (“State-Flex”)(VI-AA) greater flexibility for states, school districts and schools in the use of federal funds; more choices for parents of children from disadvantaged backgrounds; and an emphasis on teaching methods The federal government will NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND A Desktop Reference 9.

The state then uses these funds to make DSH or UPL payments to providers under Medicaid, thereby obtaining federal matching funds. State or locally generated funds are returned to the state or locality, along with some or all of the federal payments.

Providers benefit to the extent that they retain some of the federal funds. Many of these relax specific requirements and offer greater flexibility to our agencies and institutions of higher education as they conduct business during COVID These include: provisions to increase per diem rates for nursing homes and specialized care; use of federal CARES Act funds for child care of essential workers.

School Vouchers and Students with Disabilities (PDF, K) Policy PaperLex Frieden, "The Commission recommends greater flexibility in using federal funds, allowing states to create parental choice programs while preserving the student's basic civil rights.

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King Jr. (born ) is the President and CEO of The Education Trust. He served as the 10th United States Secretary of Education from to Immediately before he assumed leadership of the Department, he served as its Acting Deputy Secretary, and from to he was the New York State Education Commissioner.

The former Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, was charged with Deputy: James Cole Jr. (acting).