1997 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Conference Report)

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AFDC for Optional Groups of Immigrants (language only)

Item 385 #1c

Item 385 #1c

Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of

Page 254, strike lines 5 through 13.
Page 254, after line 13, insert:
"D.  To the extent permitted by federal law, the State Plan for Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (formerly the State Plan for Aid to Families with Dependent Children) shall provide that the eligibility for assistance of an alien who is a qualified alien (as defined in §431 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, Public Law Number 104-193) shall be determined without regard to alienage."

(This amendment replaces proposed language, that would terminate AFDC eligibility for optional qualified aliens, with new language requiring that their eligibility continue to be determined without regard to alienage.)