2008 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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TANF Welfare Ban Opt Out

Item 338 #1s

Item 338 #1s

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of FY2009 $377,778 FY2010 $377,778 GF

Page 314, line 52, strike "$283,536,535" and insert "$283,914,313".
Page 314, line 52, strike "$285,521,715" and insert "$285,899,493".

(This amendment provides funding each year for the provision of cash assistance through the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program to individuals who would be eligible for such assistance but for a conviction of a felony offense of possession of a controlled substance in violation of § 18.2-250, Code of Virginia. While federal TANF legislation bars assistance to such persons, the federal law does permit states to opt out of this provision. This amendment is contingent upon passage of Senate Bill 692.)