Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); waiver of ineligibility period. (HB811)

Introduced By

Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


TANF; waiver of ineligibility period. Provides that the 24-month period of ineligibility shall not apply to a child who is removed from his parents' home as the result of a child protective services report or complaint as defined in regulations promulgated by the Board and placed with a relative. This bill provides that in such cases, the child shall be eligible for TANF financial assistance immediately and without waiting for the 24-month period to run. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088533820
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2008Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2008Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/18/2008Committee substitute printed 088557820-H1
01/18/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB811)
01/18/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB811H1)
01/18/2008Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources (Hamilton)
01/30/2008Reported from Appropriations (24-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2008Read first time
02/04/2008Read second time
02/04/2008Committee substitute agreed to 088557820-H1
02/04/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB811H1
02/05/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/05/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2008Communicated to Senate
02/06/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2008Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/15/2008Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N)
02/18/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2008Read third time
02/19/2008Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/20/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB811ER)
02/20/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB811ER)
02/21/2008Signed by Speaker
02/25/2008Signed by President
03/02/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 131 (effective 7/1/08)
03/02/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 132 (effective 7/1/08)
03/05/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0132)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB251 and HB1387.