TANF eligibility; drug-related felonies. (HB1130)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


TANF eligibility; drug-related felonies. Provides that a person who is otherwise eligible to receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) shall not be denied assistance due solely to a conviction of a felony offense of possession of a controlled substance under § 18.2-250, provided he complies with all obligations imposed by the court and the Department of Social Services and is actively engaged in or has completed a substance abuse treatment program. Read the Bill »


01/28/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101638D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1130)
01/15/2020Referred from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/15/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/22/2020Assigned HWI sub: Social Services
01/23/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB566-Guzman)
01/28/2020Incorporated by Health, Welfare and Institutions (HB566-Guzman)