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HB 5033 - Requires Asset Tests to Determine Eligibility for State Assistance Programs - Key Vote

Michigan Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (71-39) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (26-12) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (67-39) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Asset Tests to Determine Eligibility for State Assistance Programs

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires lottery and other gambling winnings to be used in determining eligibility for certain welfare benefits.

Highlights:
  • Requires an asset test by the Department of Human Services that includes lottery and other gambling winnings when determining financial eligibility for food assistance and the Family Independence Program (Secs. 57V & 57W):
    • Money received in lump-sum payment is considered an asset; and
    • Payments received in installments are considered unearned income.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Asset Tests to Determine Eligibility for State Assistance Programs

Sponsors

  • David John 'Dave' Agema (MI - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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