2018 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Lopez
HB 945 TANF Cash Assistance for Recovering Addicts

Item 340 #4h

Item 340 #4h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Health and Human Resources
Department of Social Services FY2019 $210,150 FY2020 $420,300 NGF

Page 304, line 18, strike "$240,021,619" and insert "$240,231,769".
Page 304, line 18, strike "$232,389,452" and insert "$232,809,752".


(This amendment provides $210,150 the first year and $420,300 the second year from the federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) block grant to provide cash assistance for individuals who were denied eligibility due to a felony offense for possession of a controlled substance. In order to be eligible for assistance, the individual must comply with all obligations imposed by the court and the Department of Social Services and he or she must be actively engaged in or must have completed substance abuse treatment. Funding is contingent upon the passage of House Bill 945.)