Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; DSS to annually review amount of payment made to recipient. (HB976)

Introduced By

Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield) with support from co-patrons Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), and Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Social Services to annually review the amount of payments made to TANF recipients and index such payments to the Consumer Price Index.  Directs the Department of Social Services to develop and implement a process for annually reviewing the amount of assistance paid to eligible recipients through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program and indexing the amount of such payments in an amount equal to the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index for the year immediately preceding the year in which the review occurs. The bill requires the Department to report to the Governor and the General Assembly on its progress in implementing the provisions of this act no later than December 1, 2012. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102182D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/19/2012Referred from Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/19/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/19/2012Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
01/23/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB976)
02/06/2012Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/20/2012Left in Appropriations