2004 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5001 (Committee Approved)

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Restore TANF for Homeless Assistance Programs (language only)

Item 356 #1h

Item 356 #1h

Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of

Page 284, after line 4, insert:
"I.  Out of this appropriation, $4,910,128 the first year and $4,910,128 the second year from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) grant shall be transferred to the Department of Housing and Community Development for a continuum of housing services for low-income families."

(This amendment provides funds from the federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families for a continuum of housing services to low-income families. Services would be targeted to homeless families attempting to regain independence. Services would include assistance for emergency and transitional shelter; supportive services such as life skills, education, and job training; care for homeless children while parents look for work; and rental assistance.)