346-54 Report to the legislature. On or before January 1 of odd-numbered years the director shall submit a report to the legislature concerning the adequacy of the assistance allowance established by this chapter.

In addition, should general fund expenditures for financial assistance and medical payment increase at a rate greater than the rate of increase in general fund tax revenues in any fiscal year, the director shall report such increases to the legislature and make cost control recommendations that will control increases in general fund public assistance expenditures. Cost control recommendations shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

(1) Changes in eligibility standards;

(2) Adjustments to the assistance allowance;

(3) Alternatives to financial assistance for meeting the needs essential to maintaining an adequate standard of living; and

(4) Adjustments to medical payment fees and levels of service. [L 1975, c 145, pt of 1(3); am L 1978, c 104, 2; am L 1979, c 52, 4; am L 1987, c 344, 3; am L 1988, c 327, 3]


Revision Note


In the second paragraph, (1) to (4) reformatted as paragraphs (1) to (4) and punctuation changed pursuant to 23G-15.



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