REFERENCE TITLE: appropriation; area agencies on aging.





State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-fourth Legislature

Second Regular Session




HB 2799


Introduced by

Representatives Hernandez A: Biasiucci, Blackman, Bowers, Campbell, Carroll, Chávez, Cobb, Dunn, Griffin, Hernandez D, Lawrence, Longdon, Nutt, Pawlik, Payne, Pierce, Shah, Sierra, Thorpe, Toma, Townsend, Udall, Senators Alston, Bowie, Brophy McGee, Carter, Fann, Otondo





Appropriating monies to the department of economic security.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Appropriation; department of economic security; home and community-based services; exemption; intent

A.  The sum of $2,500,000 is appropriated from the state general fund in fiscal year 2020-2021 to the department of economic security to distribute to area agencies on aging created pursuant to the older Americans act of 1965 (P.L. 89-73; 79 Stat. 218; 42 United States Code sections 3001 through 3058ff) for home and community-based services.

B.  The appropriation made in subsection A of this section is exempt from the provisions of section 35-190, Arizona Revised Statutes, relating to lapsing of appropriations.

C.  The legislature intends that the appropriation made in subsection A of this section be considered ongoing funding in future years.