2015 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Floor Approved)

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Increase TANF Payments 2.5 percent

Item 335 #2s

Item 335 #2s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Health and Human Resources
Department of Social Services FY2015 $0 FY2016 $89,733 GF
FY2015 $0 FY2016 $1,039,894 NGF

Page 303, line 23, strike "$259,822,401" and insert "$260,952,028".
Page 305, after line 17, insert:
"M.  The Department of Social Services shall increase Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash benefits by 2.5 percent on January 1, 2016."

(This amendment provides a 2.5 percent increase on January 1, 2016 for payments to individuals receiving cash assistance through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. The last increase for TANF benefits was in 2000 and the previous increase before that was in 1985.)