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09-340 Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities

The mission of the Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) is to provide for a services system that supports and serves individuals with developmental disabilities, including mental retardation, autism, and other conditions related to mental retardation, through the provision of residential living options and other services.

The goals of the Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities are:

1. Provide leadership in the field of developmental disabilities.

2. Operate a user-friendly service system.

3. Empower people with developmental disabilities to make choices about their everyday lives.

4. Promote healthy and safe lives for people with developmental disabilities living in the community.

The Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities has two programs: Administration and Community Support.

 

BUDGET SUMMARY

This agency's recommended appropriation does not include any funds for short-term debt.

In addition to the above recommended appropriation, $14,248 will be paid in Fiscal Year 1999-2000 for long-term debt incurred on behalf of this agency from the previous sale of bonds. Total long-term debt payments for the state for Fiscal Year 1999-2000 are reflected in the Governor's Executive Budget Supporting Document in Non-Appropriated Requirements, Schedule 22-922.

This agency's recommended appropriation also includes the following amount by means of financing for payments on the unfunded accrued liability of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System in accordance with the provisions of Article X, Section 29 of the Constitution of Louisiana:

State General Fund (Direct)

 

$428,996

 

 

 

Total

 

$428,996


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