Utah Administrative Code

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R495. Human Services, Administration.

Rule R495-861. Requirements for Local Discretionary Social Services Block Grant Funds.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

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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 are distributed to either counties or associations of government. These funds must be used as allowed by the Social Services Block Grant. 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 Juan County.

B. Social Services Block Grant funds identified for local discretionary use by the Department of Human Services shall be allocated annually 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 population is to the state population.

C. Each local government shall provide non-federal local government funds of at least 25 percent of their award. The additional 25 percent must be used for Social Services Block Grant Purposes.


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Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

July 16, 2015

Notice of Continuation

October 17, 2017

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law


Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R495, please contact the promulgating agency (Human Services, Administration). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.