2009 Session

Budget Amendments - SB850 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Houck
10% TANF Benefit Increase

Item 338 #4s

Item 338 #4s

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of FY2009 $0 FY2010 $9,800,000 NGF

Page 376, line 25, strike "$293,900,477" and insert "$303,700,477".

(This amendment provides $9.8 million from the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families block grant to provide a 10 percent cost-of-living increase to the maximum TANF payment levels. TANF payment levels have been increased only one time since 1985, a 10 percent increase in 2000, while inflation has increased more than 100 percent.)