Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); time limit on receipt thereof. (SB27)

Introduced By

Sen. Yvonne Miller (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Social services; time limit on receipt of TANF. Allows the child of a VIEW participant to continue receiving TANF financial assistance beyond the initial 24-month period if (i) the VIEW-participating parent is no longer the child's legal guardian, (ii) legal custody of the child has been placed with a relative of the child after a complaint of child abuse or neglect filed against the child's parent has been deemed founded or after an order for removal of the child from the child's home has been issued pursuant to 16.1-251 or 16.1-252, and (iii) the child otherwise meets the eligibility requirements set forth in 63.2-602 through 63.2-607. This bill is contingent upon appropriation of funds. Read the Bill »


02/01/2008: Awaiting a Vote in the Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee


12/17/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 083135276
12/17/2007Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/18/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB27)
02/01/2008Stricken at request of Patron in Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)


Marsha Maines writes:

children are not 'property'. the state needs to stop 'finding' ways to funnel money to kids being used by others as if they were their meal ticket