2003 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Howell
Cost-of-living adjustment for TANF recipients

Item 354 #1s

Item 354 #1s

First Year - FY2003 Second Year - FY2004
Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of FY2003 $0 FY2004 $7,700,000 NGF

Page 350, line 33, strike "$135,810,176" and insert "$143,510,176".
Page 352, after line 3, insert:
"H.  Effective July 1, 2003, the Department of Social Services shall provide a 10 percent increase in TANF cash assistance."

(This amendment adds $7.7 million from the federal TANF block grant and language increasing payments to TANF recipients by 10 percent.)