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Allocation of block grant funds
Social Services (SOS) CHAPTER 55, ARTICLE 6, TITLE 5-C
§ 410-v. Allocation of block grant funds. 1. The part of the block
that is determined to be available to social services districts for
child care assistance shall be apportioned among the social services
districts by the department according to an allocation plan developed by
the department and approved by the director of the budget. The
allocation plan shall be based, at least in part, on historical costs
and on the availability and cost of, and the need for, child care
assistance in each social services district. Annual allocations shall
be made on a federal fiscal year basis.

2. Reimbursement under the block grant to a social services district
for its expenditures for child care assistance shall be available for
seventy-five percent of the district's expenditures for child care
assistance provided to those families in receipt of public assistance
which are eligible for child care assistance under this title and for
one hundred percent of the social services district's expenditures for
other eligible families; provided, however, that such reimbursement
shall be limited to the social services district's annual state block
grant allocation.

3. Any portion of a social services district's block grant allocation
for a particular federal fiscal year that is not claimed by such
district during that federal fiscal year shall be added to that social
services district's block grant allocation for the next federal fiscal

4. Any claims for child care assistance made by a social services
district for services that occurred from October first, nineteen hundred
ninety-six through September thirtieth, nineteen hundred ninety-seven,
other than claims made under title XX of the federal social security
act, shall be counted against the social services district's first block
grant allocation.