May 1, 2017 Governor Deal Signed House Bill 44
Bill Signing Conference
- Director Bobby Cagle opened the meeting. It looked to me (Leah) as if he was encouraged with a spirit of expectation for raised hope and provision of our DFCS Staff and Parents.
- Representative Sharon Cooper shared - "Stronger Families, Stronger Georgia".
- Governor Nathan Deal shared how this bill will raise the Per Diem rates for Foster Parents by 53% and 78% for Kinship Families.
- July 1 = DFCS $10.00 Increase for per-diem rates
- $5.00 for Agency rates for first six months, then $5.00 added
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