2020 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Increase TANF Payment and Income Eligibility

Item 350 #1c

Item 350 #1c

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Health and Human Resources
Department of Social Services FY2021 $792,025 FY2022 $792,025 GF
FY2021 $12,078,704 FY2022 $12,078,704 NGF

Page 352, line 32, strike "$283,294,242" and insert "$296,164,971".
Page 352, line 32, strike "$140,842,535" and insert "$153,713,264".

Page 354, line 42, after "benefits" insert:

"and income eligibility threshold".

Page 354, line 42, strike "five" and insert "15".


(This amendment increases the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families cash assistance payment to a total of 15 percent, which includes the five percent increase in the introduced budget. In addition, this amendment increases the income eligibility for TANF that will allow more families to qualify.)