Emergency Supplies For Colorado Babies And Families
The act creates the diaper distribution program (program) in the department of human services (department) to provide diapering essentials to eligible individuals. The department shall solicit interest and cost distribution proposals from diaper distribution centers to administer the program for not more than twelve months after which the department shall commence a selection process that complies with the state procurement code. Diapering essentials must be made available to all parents, guardians, or family members of a child who wears diapers and resides in Colorado.
The act allows the department to contract with a third party vendor to solicit, vet, award, and monitor food pantry assistance grants.
The act appropriates $2,000,000 from the general fund to the department of human services for use by the office of self sufficiency to implement the diaper distribution program and $5,000,000 from the economic recovery and relief cash fund to the department of human services for use by the office of self sufficiency for the food pantry assistance grant program.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)