TANF; Department of Social Services required to annually review, indexing of payments. (HB38)

Introduced By

Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Social Services; annual review of payments made to TANF recipients and indexing of such payments to the Consumer Price Index. Requires 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 adjusting 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 to compensate for inflation. The bill requires the Department to report to the Governor and the General Assembly on its progress in implementing the provisions of the act no later than December 1, 2014. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/02/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100171D
12/02/2013Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/14/2014Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/15/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB38)
01/16/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB38)
02/12/2014Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions