2003 Regular Session
By: Representative Fleming
AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING THE GRANT PROGRAM FOR PARENTS WHO ARE RECEIVING TANF BENEFITS AND AT-RISK PARENTS TO ASSIST THOSE PARENTS WITH THE COST OF PROVIDING FOR CHILD CARE FOR THEIR CHILDREN, AS ESTABLISHED BY HOUSE BILL NO. 186, 2003 REGULAR SESSION, FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2004.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The following sum, or so much of it as may be necessary, is appropriated out of any money in the State General Fund not otherwise appropriated, to the Department of Human Services for the purpose of providing funding for the grant program for parents who are receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) benefits and at-risk parents to assist those parents with the cost of providing for child care for their children, as established by House Bill No. 186, 2003 Regular Session, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2003, and ending June 30, 2004........................................... $900,000.00.
SECTION 2. The money appropriated by this act shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of any money in the State General Fund not otherwise appropriated, upon warrants issued by the State Fiscal Officer; and the State Fiscal Officer shall issue his warrants upon requisitions signed by the proper person, officer or officers in the manner provided by law.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2003.