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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Transfer of county welfare costs to the state. Eliminates the remaining property tax levies for public welfare (the family and children's fund levy, the county medical assistance to wards levy, the county hospital care for the indigent levy, and the children with special health care needs levy), except for property tax levies needed to repay loans and bonds issued before January 1, 2001. Transfers responsibility for funding these services to the state. Establishes the human services committee to prepare any legislation needed to implement the transfer of responsibilities from the counties to the state.