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SB 198 - Amends Eligibility Requirements for TANF - Key Vote

New Hampshire Key Votes

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Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (237-126) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends Eligibility Requirements for TANF

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the inclusion of Social Security benefits when calculating eligibility for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

Highlights:
  • Requires the inclusion of individuals living in a TANF recipient household who receive Social Security benefits in the calculation of total household income for purpose of TANF program eligibility (Sec. 2).
  • Repeals the limitation on the amount of earned income that can be disregarded for the purpose of calculating aid to the permanently and totally disabled (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits the state from establishing new marital master contracts or renewing existing marital master contracts (Sec. 3).
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NOTE: THIS BILL WAS VOTED ON DURING A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Amends Eligibility Requirements for TANF

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (19-5) -

Sponsors

  • Charles W. 'Chuck' Morse (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
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