5101:9-6-39 Youth advisory board (YAB) allocation.

(A) The Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS) issues the YAB allocation to support YABs in their efforts to help each public children services agency (PCSA) understand and address the needs of foster children or former foster children in the county's care.

(B) This allocation is issued for the state fiscal year (SFY), July first through June thirtieth. The PCSA shall return funds to ODJFS that are not fully obligated by June thirtieth and liquidated by September thirtieth. Effective with SFY 2011 ODJFS will fund this allocation with the Children's Justice Act grant issued under the catalog of federal domestic assistance (CFDA) number 93.643.

(C) The following expenditures may be properly charged against this allocation on behalf of youth in the county where the advisory board is located; adult supporters in the county where the advisory board is located; for youth in counties where an advisory board is not established; and adult supporters in counties that are considering the establishment of a YAB when the expense is directly related to supporting development.

(1) Leadership training and development:

(a) Cost of supplies;

(b) Printing; and

(c) Other training material and costs.

(2) Transportation to and from YAB meetings and conferences.

(3) YAB meeting costs.

(4) Costs to host YAB conferences.

(5) YAB conference attendance including:

(a) Registration fees; and

(b) Lodging and meals.

(6) Youth stipends to compensate for time spent:

(a) Training other youth;

(b) Assisting other youth; and

(c) Assisting the YAB.

(D) Non-allowable expenditures include but are not limited to the following:

(1) Lobbying;

(2) Purchase of food for meetings; and

(3) Purchase of food when hosting conferences.

(E) The YAB expenditures are reported on the JFS 02820 " Children Services Quarterly Financial Statement" as described in rule 5101:9-7-29 of the Administrative Code.

(F) The definitions, requirements, and responsibilities contained in rule 5101:9-6-50 of the Administrative Code are applicable to this rule.

Effective: 08/30/2012
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 5101.02
Rule Amplifies: 5101.02
Prior Effective Dates: 6/1/10, 9/30/10