View Amendment Current Amendment: 38 to Bill 4701 Reps. G.R. SMITH and LOFTIS propose the following Amendment No. 38 to H.4701 as introduced by Ways & Means
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EXPLANATION: Requires Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs receiving state funds to submit certain financial and program information quarterly

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 117, GENERAL PROVISIONS, page 537, after line 25, by adding an appropriately numbered paragraph to read:
/      (GP: Continuing Teen Pregnancy Prevention Project Accountability) Qualifying organizations applying for General Funds provided as a special item in this act and titled Continuing Teen Pregnancy Prevention must include in its application a proposed three year budget and agreement to provide quarterly reports to the grantor state agency detailing the expenditure of funds and the project's accomplishments which shall include:
           (1)      Financial:
           (a)      Personnel costs, including employer contributions, by position for each of the following areas: administration, training, and education, as well as for other positions as identified;
           (b)      Operational costs identified in the application;
           (c)      One-time costs over $500 for such items as supplies.
     Administration costs may not exceed 10% of the total project budget. For purposes of this provision, "Administration" is defined as expenses other than educational.
           (2)      Description of program and curriculum to be used;
           (3)      Description of training;
           (4)      Schedule and brief description of project activities for each quarter;
           (5)      Participation reports on the following:
           (a)      Number of persons who participated;
           (b)      Total number of hours provided;
           (c)      Number of train the trainer events;
           (d)      Other data regarding the activities of the project;
           (6)      Description of the project evaluation to be used;
           (7)      Copy of latest completed independent financial audit and the agency's response to any audit exceptions;
           (8)      Qualifications of project personnel;
           (9)      Best Practices to be used and;
           (10)      Evidence Based Curriculum.
     An organization awarded a grant must provide these quarterly reports to the grantor state agency within 15 days of the end of each quarter. Grantees failing to submit reports with 30 days of the end of each quarter shall have their grant terminated.

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