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Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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SB 187: Eliminate Two-Year Time Limit on TANF

Item 350 #3s

Item 350 #3s

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Procedures for Prepayment of Civil Penalties in an Executive Order
Department of Social Services FY2021 $772,472 FY2022 $682,472 NGF

Language
Page 352, line 32, strike "$283,294,242" and insert "$284,066,714".
Page 352, line 32, strike "$140,842,535" and insert "$141,525,007".




Explanation

(This amendment funds the fiscal impact of Senate Bill 187, which eliminates the two-year time limit on receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) benefits consecutively. Federal law limits TANF benefits to a maximum of five-years over a lifetime. Current Virginia law further requires a maximum allowed two-years of consecutive benefits and then a period of time before families can access benefits again.)