TANF; eligibility of assistance when convicted of drug-related felonies. (HB226)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Eligibility for TANF; drug-related felonies.  Provides that a person who is otherwise eligible to receive TANF assistance shall not be denied assistance solely because he has been convicted of a felony offense of possession of a controlled substance provided he complies with all obligations imposed by the court, has completed substance abuse treatment, and participates in drug screenings. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101954D
01/11/2010Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/18/2010Assigned HWI sub: #2
01/21/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB226)
01/21/2010Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2011
01/21/2010Continued to 2011 in Health, Welfare and Institutions
12/03/2010Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions