SB 840 – The 2018-19 Budget (DD section only)

4300-001-0001—For support of State Department of Developmental Services ……………………
327,351,000
Schedule:
(1)
4145046-State-Operated Residential and Community Services ……………………
371,955,000
(2)
4149001-Program Administration ……………………
64,824,000
(3)
Reimbursements to 4145046-State- Operated Residential and Community Services ……………………
−84,725,000
(4)
Reimbursements to 4149001-Program Administration ……………………
−24,703,000
Provisions:
1.
The General Fund shall make a loan available to the State Department of Developmental Services not to exceed a cumulative total of $30,000,000. The loan funds will be transferred to this item as needed to meet cashflow needs due to delays in collecting reimbursements from the Health Care Deposit Fund, and are subject to the repayment provisions in Section 16351 of the Government Code.
2.
The State Department of Developmental Services may promulgate regulations specifically for implementing proposals to increase federal funding to the state. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, such regulations shall be deemed emergency regulations necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and safety, or general welfare for purposes of subdivision (b) of Section 11346.1 of the Government Code.
3.
The Department of Finance may authorize a transfer of up to $2,800,000 to this item from Item 4300-101-0001 in order to effectively administer the Self-Determination Program. The Director of Finance shall notify the Joint Legislative Budget Committee of the transfer, including the amount transferred, how the amount transferred was determined, and how the amount transferred will be utilized not less than 30 days before the effective date of the approval.
4.
Upon order of the Department of Finance, the Controller shall transfer such funds as are necessary between this item and Item 4300-101-0001. Within 10 working days after approval of a transfer as authorized by this provision, the Department of Finance shall notify the chairpersons of the fiscal committees in each house of the Legislature and the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee of the transfer, including the amount transferred, how the amount transferred was determined, and how the amount transferred will be utilized.
5.
The State Department of Developmental Services (DDS) shall notify the chairperson of each fiscal committee and policy committee of each house of the Legislature of specific outcomes resulting from citations and the results of annual surveys conducted by the State Department of Public Health, as well as findings of any other governmental agency authorized to conduct investigations or surveys of state developmental centers. The DDS shall forward the notifications, including a copy of the specific findings, to the chairpersons of the committees within 10 working days of its receipt of these findings. The DDS also shall forward these findings, within three working days of submission, to the appropriate investigating agency. In addition, the DDS shall provide notification to the chairpersons of the committees, within three working days, of its receipt of information concerning any investigation initiated by the United States Department of Justice and the private nonprofit corporation designated by the Governor pursuant to Division 4.7 (commencing with Section 4900) of the Welfare and Institutions Code or concerning any findings or recommendations resulting from any of these investigations.
6.
The State Department of Developmental Services shall provide the Joint Legislative Budget Committee and the appropriate legislative budget and policy committees, within five days of receipt, a copy of any communication from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding federal Medicaid funding for any developmental center relative to the eligibility status of developmental center residents or certification status of any housing unit. The notice shall include the amount of federal Medicaid funding that must be repaid as a result of decertification.
4300-001-0172—For support of State Department of Developmental Services, payable from the Developmental Disabilities Program Development Fund ……………………
320,000
Schedule:
(1)
4149001-Program Administration ……………………
320,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Department of Finance may authorize expenditures for the State Department of Developmental Services in excess of the amount appropriated no sooner than 30 days after notification in writing is provided to the chairpersons of the fiscal committees in each house of the Legislature and the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or no sooner than such lesser time as the chairperson of the joint committee, or his or her designee, may in each instance determine.
4300-001-0890—For support of State Department of Developmental Services, payable from the Federal Trust Fund ……………………
2,707,000
Schedule:
(1)
4149001-Program Administration ……………………
2,707,000
Provisions:
1.
Upon order of the Department of Finance, the Controller shall transfer such funds as are necessary between this item and Item 4300-101-0890 in order to effectively administer the Early Intervention Program (Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).
4300-001-3085—For support of State Department of Developmental Services, payable from the Mental Health Services Fund ……………………
427,000
Schedule:
(1)
4149001-Program Administration ……………………
427,000
4300-002-0001—For support of State Department of Developmental Services, for rental payments on lease-revenue bonds ……………………
9,156,000
Schedule:
(1)
4145037-Rental Payments on Lease-Revenue Bonds ……………………
9,156,000
Provisions:
1.
The Controller shall transfer funds appropriated in this item for base rental as and when provided for in the Transaction Request submitted by the State Public Works Board. Notwithstanding the payment dates in any related Facility Lease or Indenture, the Transaction Request may provide for an earlier transfer of funds to ensure debt requirements are met and pay base rental in full when due.
2.
The Controller shall transfer for additional rental no later than 30 days after enactment of this budget, $80,000 of the amount appropriated in this item, to the Expense Account in the Public Buildings Construction Fund.
3.
This item may be adjusted pursuant to Section 4.30. Any adjustments to this item shall be reported to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee pursuant to Section 4.30.
4300-004-0001—For support of State Department of Developmental Services (Proposition 98), for State-Operated Residential and Community Services ……………………
2,459,000
Schedule:
(1)
4145010-AB 1202 Contracts ……………………
642,000
(2)
4145019-Medi-Cal Eligible Services ……………………
2,059,000
(3)
Reimbursements to 4145019-Medi-Cal Eligible Services ……………………
−242,000
4300-017-0001—For support of State Department of Developmental Services, for implementation of the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ……………………
305,000
Schedule:
(1)
4145055-Implementation of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ……………………
414,000
(2)
Reimbursements to 4145055-Implementation of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ……………………
−109,000
4300-101-0001—For local assistance, State Department of Developmental Services, for Regional Centers ……………………
4,157,575,000
Schedule:
(1)
4140015-Operations ……………………
785,643,000
(2)
4140019-Purchase of Services ……………………
6,123,710,000
(3)
4140031-Early Start Family Resource Services ……………………
2,003,000
(4)
Reimbursements to 4140015-Operations ……………………
−249,225,000
(5)
Reimbursements to 4140019-Purchase of Services ……………………
−2,504,556,000
Provisions:
1.
Upon order of the Director of Finance, the Controller shall transfer such funds as are necessary between this item and Item 4300-001-0001. Within 10 working days after approval of a transfer as authorized by this provision, the Department of Finance shall notify the chairpersons of the fiscal committees in each house of the Legislature and the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee of the transfer, including the amount transferred, how the amount transferred was determined, and how the amount transferred will be utilized.
2.
A loan or loans shall be made available from the General Fund to the State Department of Developmental Services not to exceed a cumulative total of $539,000,000. The loan funds shall be transferred to this item as needed to meet cashflow needs due to delays in collecting reimbursements from the Health Care Deposit Fund. All moneys so transferred shall be repaid as soon as sufficient reimbursements have been collected to meet immediate cash needs and in installments as reimbursements accumulate if the loan is outstanding for more than one year.
3.
Notwithstanding Section 26.00, the Department of Finance may authorize transfer of expenditure authority between Schedules (1) and (2) in order to more accurately reflect expenditures in the Early Intervention Program (Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).
4.
Notwithstanding Section 26.00, the Department of Finance may authorize transfer of expenditure authority from Schedule (3) 4140031-Early Start Family Resource Services to Schedule (2) 4140019-Purchase of Services to more accurately reflect expenditures in the Early Start Programs.
5.
Notwithstanding Section 26.00, the Department of Finance may authorize a transfer of up to $5,000,000 in expenditure authority from Schedule (1) to Schedule (2) to more accurately reflect yearend expenditures.
6.
The Department of Finance may authorize a transfer of up to $2,800,000 from this item to Item 4300-001-0001 in order to effectively administer the Self-Determination Program. The Director of Finance shall notify the Joint Legislative Budget Committee of the transfer, including the amount transferred, how the amount transferred was determined, and how the amount transferred will be utilized not less than 30 days before the effective date of the approval.
7.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $17,000,000 is appropriated for the purpose of increasing client program coordinator staff above the level currently employed as determined by the State Department of Developmental Services. Regional centers shall report annually to the department the number of staff hired with the additional funds and the effectiveness of these funds in reducing average caseload ratios. Additionally, regional centers shall provide justification, in a manner to be determined by the department, for the use of any funds to hire Program Coordinators who do not serve clients receiving services under the Home and Community-Based Services waiver.
8.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $46,000,000 is appropriated for the State Department of Developmental Services to establish new Alternative Residential Model rates based on a four-bed model. These rates, as established by the department, shall be adjusted upon application to the regional center. Regional centers shall report annually to the department the number of facilities receiving these rates.
9.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $15,000,000 is appropriated for the State Department of Developmental Services to allocate to providers based on demonstrated need to comply with the new Home and Community-Based Services regulations requirements that must be implemented by March 17, 2022. The funds will be allocated based upon application to the regional center and approval of both the regional center and the department. Regional centers shall report annually to the department the number of providers receiving these funds.
10. Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $25,000,000, and any associated federal reimbursement, is available for wages and benefits for staff who provide direct services to consumers. The distribution of funds shall be based upon a methodology determined by the State Department of Developmental Services, in consultation with the Department of Finance. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020. This provision shall be implemented only if, and to the extent that, federal financial participation is available and any necessary federal approvals have been obtained.
11. Notwithstanding any other law, the Department of Finance may authorize an increase in this appropriation of up to $300,000 to support the operations of Kern Regional Center. Any such augmentation shall not be made prior to a determination by the State Department of Developmental Services that Kern Regional Center has demonstrated compliance with federal and state law and regulations to provide high quality services and supports to consumers and their families. Kern Regional Center shall also demonstrate continued, sustained compliance with its solvency plan and special contract language related to continued operations.
12. Funding is included in this item so that no regional center shall be required to implement or give effect to Section 4692 of the Welfare and Institutions Code during the 2018–19 fiscal year for services that would otherwise be ineligible for reimbursement for any of the holidays set forth in paragraphs (1) to (11), inclusive, of subdivision (a) of Section 4692 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
4300-101-0172—For local assistance, State Department of Developmental Services, payable from the Developmental Disabilities Program Development Fund ……………………
2,253,000
Schedule:
(1)
4140019-Purchase of Services ……………………
2,253,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Department of Finance may authorize expenditures for the State Department of Developmental Services in excess of the amount appropriated no sooner than 30 days after notification in writing of the necessity therefor is provided to the chairpersons of the fiscal committees in each house of the Legislature and the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or no sooner than such lesser time after that notification as the chairperson of the joint committee, or his or her designee, may in each instance determine.
4300-101-0496—For local assistance, State Department of Developmental Services, payable from the Developmental Disabilities Services Account ……………………
150,000
Schedule:
(1)
4140015-Operations ……………………
150,000
4300-101-0890—For local assistance, State Department of Developmental Services, for Regional Centers, payable from the Federal Trust Fund ……………………
53,272,000
Schedule:
(1)
4140015-Operations ……………………
1,000,000
(2)
4140019-Purchase of Services ……………………
33,163,000
(3)
4140027-Early Intervention Program ……………………
19,109,000
Provisions:
1.
Upon order of the Department of Finance, the Controller shall transfer such funds as are necessary between this item and Item 4300-001-0890 in order to effectively administer the Early Intervention Program (Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).
2.
Notwithstanding Section 26.00, the Department of Finance may authorize transfer of expenditure authority between Programs 4140015-Operations and 4140019-Purchase of Services in order to more accurately reflect expenditures in the Early Intervention Program (Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).
4300-101-3085—For local assistance, State Department of Developmental Services, for Regional Centers, payable from the Mental Health Services Fund ……………………
740,000
Schedule:
(1)
4140015-Operations ……………………
740,000
4300-117-0001—For local assistance, State Department of Developmental Services, for implementation of the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ……………………
637,000
Schedule:
(1)
4140015-Operations ……………………
1,275,000
(2)
Reimbursements to 4140015-Operations ……………………
−638,000
4440-003-0001—For support of State Department of State Hospitals, for rental payments on lease-revenue bonds ……………………
40,559,000
Schedule:
(1)
4410-State Hospitals ……………………
40,559,000
Provisions:
1.
The Controller shall transfer funds appropriated in this item for base rental as and when provided for in the Transaction Request submitted by the State Public Works Board. Notwithstanding the payment dates in any related Facility Lease or Indenture, the Transaction Request may provide for an earlier transfer of funds to ensure debt requirements are met and pay base rental in full when due.
2.
The Controller shall transfer for additional rental no later than 30 days after enactment of this budget, $304,000 of the amount appropriated in this item, to the Expense Account in the Public Buildings Construction Fund.
3.
This item may be adjusted pursuant to Section 4.30. Any adjustments to this item shall be reported to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee pursuant to Section 4.30.
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