maintenance of effort


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maintenance of effort

A requirement in certain legislative, regulatory or administrative policies that a grant recipient must maintain a specified level of financial effort in the health area for which Federal funds will be provided in order to receive Federal grant funds. This requirement is usually given in terms of a previous base-year monetary amount.
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President Obama took the first step in proposing "free community college," earlier this year, which included a maintenance of effort provision, and prominent liberal voices like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have proposed "debt-free college.
Recommendation: The Secretary of Education should take further action to enhance transparency by requiring states to include in their State Fiscal Stabilization Fund applications an explanation of the changes and why they want to change their 2006 maintenance of effort calculations or levels when they resubmit these applications to the Department of Education.
Committee members said that until repeal of the IMD Exclusion is accomplished, option 2 or maintenance of effort should be continued.
Highlights: State Information on Welfare Reform, Links to States Home Pages on Welfare Reform, State Maintenance of Effort Levels Required Under P.
The budget increase mostly funds an increase in maintenance of effort for county public schools, and also includes a 2% cost of living adjustment for county employees.
The immediate concern for many states is a so-called Maintenance of Effort provision in the health care law that requires them to maintain current eligibility levels until 2014 or risk losing federal matching money.
A fourth correction addressed the maintenance of effort of agency contributions for family coverage under the CHIP program.
Discussion of federal stimulus dollars; maintenance of effort report; discuss plans for next year; approve memorandum of understanding on early retirement.
And "the commonwealth agrees to maintenance of effort that ensures current levels of resources for adult public mental health services," the report said.
The paper, "Increasing Use of TANF and State Matching Funds to Provide Housing Assistance to Families Moving from Welfare to Work," provides a detailed look at state and local programs that use federal TANF or state matching funds (known as Maintenance of Effort or MOE funds) to provide housing assistance to families attempting to make the transition from welfare to work.
The budget also includes reductions from all areas of the budget including the elimination of OPEB funding above the pay-go amount and funding for Talbot County Public Schools below the state maintenance of effort level.
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