Reporting Instructions: DCF CORe Code 3553
CHIPS Legal Reporting Line
Report 100% of costs incurred for legal services relating to CHIPS orders, placement of children in foster care, and court review of foster care cases. Expenditures reported on line 3553 will be paid on line 3554 (CHIPS Legal Federal) based on the current federal reimbursement percentage.
- 2011 22%
- 2012 22%
- 2013 25%
The remaining amount of reported expenditures will be allocated to line 9574 (Legal Services Match). This is a non-reimbursable line used to show the agency’s share.
There is no prepayment for this program.</p>