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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC

DIVISION 9. PUBLIC SOCIAL SERVICES [10000 - 18999.8]

  ( Division 9 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

PART 1.5. FISCAL PROVISIONS [10100 - 10104]
  ( Part 1.5 repealed and added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 883, Sec. 2. )

10100.
  

It is the intent of the Legislature that counties shall continue to provide matching funds for county-administered social services programs as these programs are defined by Sections 12251 and 16501 and other services to be provided in accordance with Section 10102.

Nothing in this section shall be construed to affect any matching requirement established upon each county pursuant to Section 12306.

(Amended by Stats. 1991, Ch. 91, Sec. 13. Effective June 30, 1991.)

10101.
  

(a) For the 1991–92 fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter, the state’s share of the costs of the child welfare program shall be 70 percent of the actual nonfederal expenditures for the program or the amount appropriated by the Legislature for that purpose, whichever is less.

(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), beginning in the 2011–12 fiscal year, and for each fiscal year thereafter, funding and expenditures for programs and activities under this section shall be in accordance with the requirements provided in Sections 30025 and 30026.5 of the Government Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 35, Sec. 64. (SB 1013) Effective June 27, 2012.)

10101.1.
  

(a) For the 1991–92 fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter, the state’s share of the costs of the county services block grant and the in-home supportive services administration requirements shall be 70 percent of the actual nonfederal expenditures or the amount appropriated by the Legislature for that purpose, whichever is less.

(b) Federal funds received under Title 20 of the federal Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. Sec. 1397 et seq.) and appropriated by the Legislature for the county services block grant and the in-home supportive services administration shall be considered part of the state share of cost and not part of the federal expenditures for this purpose.

(c) Notwithstanding subdivisions (a) and (b), commencing in the 2017–18 fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter, each county’s share of the nonfederal costs of the county services block grant and the in-home supportive services administration requirements shall be the County IHSS Maintenance of Effort pursuant to Section 12306.16.

(Amended (as amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 37, Sec. 6) by Stats. 2017, Ch. 25, Sec. 12. (SB 90) Effective June 27, 2017.)

10101.2.
  

(a) Prior to the 2011–12 fiscal year the state’s share of the costs for the support and care of former dependent children who have been made wards of related guardians under Article 4.5 (commencing with Section 11360), or Article 4.7 (commencing with Section 11385), of Chapter 2 of Part 3, shall be 79 percent of the nonfederal share of the amounts as specified in Sections 11364 and 11387.

(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), beginning in the 2011–12 fiscal year, and for each fiscal year thereafter, funding and expenditures for programs and activities under this section shall be in accordance with the requirements provided in Sections 30025 and 30026.5 of the Government Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 35, Sec. 65. (SB 1013) Effective June 27, 2012.)

10102.
  

The State Department of Social Services shall establish and maintain a plan whereby costs of county administered social services programs will be effectively controlled within the amount annually appropriated for these services. Each county shall utilize least cost services, provided that the quality of services is maintained. Allocations shall be made to each county and shall be limited by, and determined based upon, an allocation plan developed by the State Department of Social Services and approved by the Department of Finance. In administering the plan, the State Department of Social Services shall not allocate funds to cover county cost overruns which result from county failure to meet requirements of the plan.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 883, Sec. 2. Effective September 19, 1983. Operative January 1, 1984, by Sec. 6 of Ch. 883.)

10103.
  

All federal funds under Title IV-B of the Social Security Act, which are appropriated to the state shall be passed on to the counties, except for those reasonable funds needed to finance a required statewide information system.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 35, Sec. 66. (SB 1013) Effective June 27, 2012.)

10103.5.
  

(a) Notwithstanding the age restrictions specified in Sections 388, 450, 11253, 11363, 11386, 11403, 11403.2, 11405, and 16120, and subdivisions (r) and (v) of Section 11400, a nonminor dependent, or nonminor former dependent, who has been receiving aid pursuant to any of the programs specified in subdivision (b) between January 1, 2012, and December 31, 2012, and who attains 19 years of age prior to January 1, 2013, or who has been receiving that aid between January 1, 2013, and December 31, 2013, and who attains 20 years of age prior to January 1, 2014, may continue to receive aid under the applicable program up to 21 years of age, provided that the nonminor dependent or nonminor former dependent continues to meet all other applicable eligibility requirements as specified in Section 11403. This section shall not apply to nonminors who attain 19 years of age prior to January 1, 2012.

(b) This section applies to nonminors currently receiving aid, as of the effective date of the act that added this section, pursuant to any of the following provisions:

(1) Article 4.5 (commencing with Section 11360) of Chapter 2 of Part 3 of Division 9.

(2) Article 4.7 (commencing with Section 11385) of Chapter 2 of Part 3 of Division 9.

(3) Article 5 (commencing with Section 11400) of Chapter 2 of Part 3 of Division 9.

(4) Chapter 2.1 (commencing with Section 16115) of Part 4 of Division 9.

(5) Sections 11253 and 11405.

(c) A nonminor who has not continuously received aid pursuant to either paragraph (3) of subdivision (b) of this section, or Section 11253 between January 1, 2012, and December 31, 2012, due solely to the fact that he or she attained 19 years of age prior to the effective date of the act that added this section may petition the court for reentry pursuant to subdivision (e) of Section 388. This section shall not apply to nonminors who attain 19 years of age prior to January 1, 2012. For a nonminor who has not continuously received aid pursuant to paragraphs (1), (2), or (4) of subdivision (b) of this section, or Section 11405, due solely to the fact that he or she attained 19 years of age prior to the effective date that added this section, the department, in consultation with the County Welfare Directors Association, shall develop a process by which these youth may resume benefits. The department shall seek to maximize federal financial participation.

(d) Notwithstanding any other law, and to the extent permitted by federal law, a county shall not be precluded from seeking to draw down federal funding on behalf of eligible nonminor dependents or nonminor former dependents as described in subdivision (a), for whom the county has provided aid using county-only funds, on and after January 1, 2012.

(Added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 35, Sec. 67. (SB 1013) Effective June 27, 2012.)

10104.
  

(a) It is the intent of the Legislature to ensure that the impacts of the 2011 realignment of child welfare services, foster care, adoptions, and adult protective services programs are identified and evaluated initially and over time. It is further the intent of the Legislature to ensure that information regarding these impacts is publicly available and accessible and can be utilized to support the state’s and counties’ effectiveness in delivering these critical services and supports.

(b) The State Department of Social Services shall annually report to the appropriate fiscal and policy committees of the Legislature, and publicly post on the department’s Internet Web site, a summary of outcome and expenditure data that allows for monitoring of changes over time.

(c) (1) The report shall be submitted and posted by April 15 of each year and shall contain expenditures for each county for the programs described in clauses (i) to (vii), inclusive, of subparagraph (A) of paragraph (16) of subdivision (f) of Section 30025 of the Government Code.

(2) The report shall also contain the amount of funds each county receives from the Protective Services Growth Special Account created pursuant to Section 30025 of the Government Code, child welfare services social worker caseloads per county, and the number of authorized positions in the local child welfare services agency.

(3) The report shall also include reported expenditures for counties that are participating and making claims under the federal Title IV-E waiver, how those counties are maximizing the utilization of funds, and how close counties are to funding the optimum caseload ratios recommended by the evaluation conducted pursuant to Section 10609.5, also known as the California SB 2030 Study.

(d) The department shall consult with legislative staff and stakeholders to develop a reporting format consistent with the Legislature’s desired level of outcome and expenditure reporting detail.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 182, Sec. 1. (AB 2015) Effective January 1, 2017.)

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