DAR File No. 39361
This rule was published in the June 1, 2015, issue (Vol. 2015, No. 11) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Human Services, Administration
Requirements for Local Discretionary Social Services Block Grant Funds
Notice of Proposed Rule
DAR File No.: 39361
Filed: 05/12/2015 09:36:50 AM
Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:
The purpose of this amendment is to clarify award allocation process. The process has changed.
Summary of the rule or change:
This change removes the legislature component of the process, and changes specific wording to clarify the process.
State statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:
- Section 62-A-1-114
- Section 62-A-1-111
Anticipated cost or savings to:
the state budget:
This will not impact the state budget because it is all federal funds which are passed through to local governments. All funding will remain pass through.
All the funding will still pass through to local governments in the same allocation process, the wording is being clarified.
Allocations will remain the same. No businesses will be impacted.
persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:
Allocations will remain the same. No persons will be impacted.
Compliance costs for affected persons:
There are no additional compliance costs due to the changes. This is all federal funding that will still pass through to local governments in its entirety.
Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:
This amendment will have no impact on businesses.
Ann Williamson, Executive Director
The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:Human Services
Room DHS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE MULTI STATE OFFICE BUILDING
195 N 1950 W
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84116
Direct questions regarding this rule to:
- Julene Robbins at the above address, by phone at 801-538-4521, by FAX at 801-538-3942, or by Internet E-mail at email@example.com
- Janell Hall at the above address, by phone at 801-538-4143, by FAX at 801-538-4317, or by Internet E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested persons may present their views on this rule by submitting written comments to the address above no later than 5:00 p.m. on:
This rule may become effective on:
Ann Williamson, Executive Director
R495. Human Services, Administration.
R495-861. Requirements for Local Discretionary Social Services Block Grant Funds.
R495-861-1. Authority and Purpose.
A. The Department of Human Services is authorized to create rules necessary for the provision of social services by Section 62A-1-111.
B. The purpose of this rule is to specify the allocation of the Local Discretionary Social Services Block Grant Funds.
R495-861-2. Requirements for Local Discretionary Social Services Block Grant Funds.
A. Social Services Block Grant funds
allocated to local governments [
by the Legislature are contracted]
to either counties or associations of
government. These funds must be used [ to provide services to eligible persons as described in the
Utah State] Social Services Block Grant[ Plan]. The following agencies receive local
discretionary social services block grant funds: Bear River
Association of Governments, Weber/Morgan Counties, Davis County,
Salt Lake County, Tooele County, Mountainlands Association of
Governments, Six County Association of Governments, Five County
Association of Governments, Uintah Basin Association of
Governments, Southeastern Utah Association of Governments, and San
B. Social Services Block Grant funds shall be allocated to local governments based on the following formula:
1. Each area with less than 15,000 population will receive a base of $54,000.00.
2. Each area with less than 150,000 population will receive a base of $34,000.00.
3. The remainder of the money will be
allocated based on the percentage each area[
s'] population is [ of] the state population.
C. Each local government shall [
be required to ]provide
[ a ]25 percent
[ match for Discretionary Social Services Block Grant
KEY: social services, match requirement
Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment: [
January 30, 2008]
Notice of Continuation: November 6, 2012
Authorizing, and Implemented or Interpreted Law: 62A-1-114
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For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Julene Robbins at the above address, by phone at 801-538-4521, by FAX at 801-538-3942, or by Internet E-mail at email@example.com; Janell Hall at the above address, by phone at 801-538-4143, by FAX at 801-538-4317, or by Internet E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Division of Administrative Rules.