2006 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Callahan
TANF Child Support Supplement

Item 334 #3h

Item 334 #3h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of FY2007 $2,400,000 FY2008 $2,400,000 NGF

Page 293, line 31, strike "$338,805,406" and insert "$341,205,406".
Page 293, line 31, strike "$341,518,480" and insert "$343,918,480".
Page 294, line 34, strike "$7,800,000" and insert "$10,200,000".
Page 294, line 35, strike "$7,800,000" and insert "$10,200,000".

(This amendment restores full funding of the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) child support supplement in fiscal year 2007. The introduced budget did not set aside the full amount necessary to provide low-income families with a supplemental TANF payment equal to the amount of past due child support collected on their behalf. The introduced budget caps funding for this supplemental TANF payment at $7.8 million in each year of the biennium, reducing these payments by about 15 percent. Companion amendments provide general fund dollars to housing services for low-income families, Healthy Families, Community Action Agencies, the Comprehensive Health Investment Project, domestic violence programs and local social services department foster care and adoption staff in lieu of TANF funds to ensure that sufficient TANF funds are available for the increase in the TANF child support supplement.)