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Budget Summary FY2018

Outside Section 118
Data Current as of:  11/30/2017




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EEC Surplus and Rates

SECTION 118.   Unexpended funds appropriated for item 3000-4060 in fiscal year 2017 shall not revert but shall be transferred to items 3000-1042 , 3000-3060 and 3000-4060 in fiscal year 2018 to: (i) institute 12-month eligibility authorization, (ii) increase infant and toddler rates in family child care and center-based programs to not less than 50 per cent of the statewide average for such programs, (iii) provide a rate increase of not less than 6 per cent for center-based subsidized early education and care providers, and (iv) maintain income eligible voucher access; provided, that if the fiscal year 2017 surplus is insufficient to fully implement clauses (i) through (iv), inclusive, of this section, the department of early education and care shall prorate available funds to implement said clauses; provided however, that the commissioner of early education and care shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the transfer and use of such unexpended funds; provided further, that the department of early education and care shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means, not later than February 1, 2018, on any anticipated surpluses in said items 3000-3060 and 3000-4060.