Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Funding Pool; established. (SB1223)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Funding Pool. Establishes the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Funding Pool to consist of TANF block grant to be awarded to service providers for expanded TANF programs. Funds in the TANF Funding Pool shall be awarded by the Department of Social Services to service providers through a competitive grant program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103289D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/18/2011Assigned Rehab sub: Social Services
01/21/2011Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1223)
01/24/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2011Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/10/2011Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2011Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/15/2011Assigned App. sub: Health and Human Resources
02/18/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/18/2011Reported from Appropriations with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Committee substitute printed 11105487D-H1
02/22/2011Read second time
02/23/2011Read third time
02/23/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11105487D-H1
02/23/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1223H1
02/23/2011Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/23/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Title replaced 11105487D-H1
02/25/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1223H1)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1223ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/07/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1223ER)
03/25/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 531 (effective 7/1/11)
03/25/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0531)


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 45 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1853.


Richard Martin writes:

This bill moves the awarding of these funds from the General Assembly to the Commissioner of Social Services.