2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Callahan
Work Incentive Payment

Item 381 #9h

Item 381 #9h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of FY2001 $15,000,000 FY2002 $15,000,000 GF

Page 273, line 4, strike "$134,746,940" and insert "$149,746,940".
Page 273, line 4, strike "$131,600,556" and insert "$146,600,556".
Page 273, after line 58, insert:
"D.1. Out of this appropriation, $15,000,000 the first year and $15,000,000 the second year from the general fund is provided for the Virginia Work Incentive Payment Program for low-income working families with at least one dependent child whose family adjusted gross income does not exceed the federal poverty income guidelines.  The payment shall be equal to the greater of (i) 75 percent of the federal earned-income tax credit allowed the individual or (ii) $300 for each eligible child.
2. The provisions of paragraph D.1. will not take effect if a Virginia Earned Income Tax Credit is enacted, pursuant to the provisions of House Bill 160 of the 2000 General Assembly."

(This amendment provides funding for a Work Incentive Payment Program to low-income working families, except if the 2000 General Assembly enacts an earned income tax credit, pursuant to House Bil 160.)