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Extend Care Subfund Deadline For COVID-19 Programs

Concerning the extension of the deadline for the expenditure of money from the care subfund in the general fund that corresponds to the extension for allowable state expenditures from the federal coronavirus relief fund.
2021 Regular Session
State Government
Bill Summary

The act extends expenditure or appropriation deadlines from December 30, 2020, to December 31, 2021, for the following programs for which the departments have not yet expended all of their appropriation from the care subfund:

  • Eviction legal assistance;
  • Human services referral services;
  • Low-income energy assistance;
  • Behavioral health services;
  • Immunization operating expenses; and
  • Local public health agencies in rural areas.

In some cases, related program repeal deadlines are also extended.

The act also extends the exclusion of the care subfund expenditures from the calculation of the general fund reserve and delays a transfer of any unused money from the care subfund to the unemployment compensation fund from December 30, 2020, to December 31, 2021.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/13/2021 Signed Act PDF
    05/06/2021 Final Act PDF
    04/29/2021 Rerevised PDF
    04/28/2021 Revised PDF
    04/05/2021 Reengrossed PDF
    04/01/2021 Engrossed PDF
    03/10/2021 Introduced PDF

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