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Budget Summary FY2016

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30004060 - Child Care Access
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015

Account Description FY2015
3000-4060 Child Care Access
For income-eligible early education and care programs; provided, that teen parents at risk of becoming eligible for transitional aid to families with dependent children may be paid from this item; provided further, that informal early education and care benefits for families meeting income-eligibility criteria may be funded from this item; provided further, that not more than $2 per child per hour shall be paid for the services; provided further, that early education and care slots funded from this item shall be distributed geographically in a manner that provides fair and adequate access to early education and care for all eligible individuals; provided further, that the department may expend funds from this item on grants to support inclusive learning environments; provided further, that not more than 3 per cent of the funds appropriated in this item may be transferred in fiscal year 2016; provided further, that such plan shall be filed with the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on education, the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means, and the secretary of administration and finance; and provided further, that nothwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, any payment made under such a grant with a school district shall be deposited with the treasurer of the city, town or regional school district and held as a separate account and shall be expended by the school committee of the city, town or regional school district without municipal appropriation,
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