HB 3967 | Relating To A Pilot Program To Increase The Financial Independence Of Foster Children Who Are Transitioning To Independent Living
Author: Rep. Dawnna Dukes | Bill Summary
This legislation requires the department to create a pilot program, where it selects 20 foster youth age 16 and over annually, and provides them with a savings account at a credit union. The youth may not take out any funds until the account reaches a level of $2,000. The department is ordered to search for an individual or corporation to match these funds. The schedule for the public hearing can be viewed here.
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