DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Funding of child welfare services. Makes the following changes beginning in 2007: (1) Eliminates authority for a county to impose levies for a county family and children's fund or children's psychiatric residential treatment services fund (child welfare levies). (2) Specifies that the state will fund child services and children's psychiatric residential treatment services. (3) Adjusts distributions of financial institution tax, motor vehicle excise tax, and local income tax distributions affected by the elimination of child welfare levies. (4) Establishes procedures to eliminate shortfalls of revenue in tax increment financing (TIF) areas resulting from the elimination of child welfare levies. Corrects internal references in the property tax replacement fund law. Corrects obsolete references to the division of family resources. Makes related changes. Makes an appropriation.