TANF; establishes Fund, State to support agencies, etc., seeking to assist low-income Virginians. (HB1608)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.  Provides that the Department of Social Services is designated as the state agency responsible for coordinating state efforts related to supporting public agencies and charitable and community groups seeking to assist low-income Virginians in their efforts to become self-sufficient and establishes the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Fund to supplement the Department's administration of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families block grant and assist the Commonwealth in maximizing program funds by leveraging individual, corporate, and charitable donations. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101542D
01/07/2011Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/14/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1608)
01/18/2011Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2011Read first time
01/20/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (94-Y 0-N)
01/21/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2011Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/04/2011Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Read third time
02/08/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1608ER)
02/10/2011Signed by Speaker
02/11/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1608ER)
02/11/2011Signed by President
02/21/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 4 (effective 7/1/11)
02/21/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0004)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 50 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1224.