2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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TANF Cost of Living Increase

Item 381 #1c

Item 381 #1c

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of FY2001 $8,700,000 FY2002 $7,900,000 NGF

Page 273, line 4, strike "$134,746,940" and insert "$143,446,940".
Page 273, line 4, strike "$131,600,556" and insert "$139,500,556".
Page 273, after line 58, insert:
"D.  As a condition of this appropriation, effective July 1, 2000, the Department of Social Services shall provide a 10 percent increase in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits."

(This amendment provides federal TANF funds for a 10 percent cost-of-living increase in welfare payments, last increased in 1985. A typical payment for a parent with two children would be increased from $291 to $320 per month.)