2001 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Stolle
Co-Patron(s): Houck, Howell, Lambert, Miller K., Norment, Wampler
TANF Cost-of-Living Increase

Item 381 #2s

Item 381 #2s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of FY2001 $0 FY2002 $2,777,888 NGF

Page 351, line 11, strike "$114,730,054" and insert "$117,507,942".
Page 352, after line 17, insert:
"E.  As a condition of this appropriation, effective July 1, 2001, the Department of Social Services shall provide a 3.6 percent increase in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash assistance."

(This amendment provides federal TANF funds for a cost-of-living increase in welfare payments. The typical payment for a parent with two children would be increased from $320 to $332 per month.)