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AB 1640 - Expands Cash Assistance Programs for Pregnant Teenagers - California Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Expands Cash Assistance Programs for Pregnant Teenagers

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (54-26) - (Key vote)
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Title: Expands Cash Assistance Programs for Pregnant Teenagers

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that expands the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program to cover pregnant mothers 18 or younger.

Highlights:
  • Expands the CalWORKS aid to qualified pregnant mothers who are 18 years of age or younger, which they can receive for no longer than the last 4 months of their pregnancy (Secs. 1 & 2).
  • Specifies that CalWORKs aid will be provided to a qualified pregnant mother who is 18 years of age or younger at any stage of her pregnancy, regardless of whether she is eligible for the Cal-Learn Program, effective after the Cal-Learn Program is operative (Secs. 1 & 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (25-12) - (Key vote)
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Title: Expands Cash Assistance Programs for Pregnant Teenagers

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program to cover pregnant mothers 18 or younger.

Highlights:
  • Expands the CalWORKS aid to qualified pregnant mothers who are 18 years of age or younger, which they can receive for no longer than the last 4 months of their pregnancy (Secs. 1 & 2).
  • Specifies that CalWORKs aid will be provided to a qualified pregnant mother who is 18 years of age or younger at any stage of her pregnancy, regardless of whether she is eligible for the Cal-Learn Program, effective after the Cal-Learn Program is operative (Secs. 1 & 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (-) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Expands Cash Assistance Programs for Pregnant Teenagers

Sponsors

  • Holly J. Mitchell (CA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • James T. 'Jim' Beall Jr. (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Isadore Hall III (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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