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CS/CS/HB 23: Public Assistance

GENERAL BILL by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee ; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; Eagle ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gruters ; Massullo

Public Assistance; Revises penalties for noncompliance with work requirements for temporary cash assistance; limits receipt of child-only benefits during periods of noncompliance with work requirements; provides applicability of work requirements before expiration of minimum penalty period; requires DCF to refer sanctioned participants to appropriate community services; requires DEO, in cooperation with CareerSource Florida, Inc., & DCF, to develop & implement work plan agreement for participants in temporary cash assistance program; prohibits use of EBT card at specified locations; requires DCF to impose replacement fee for EBT cards; revises eligibility guidelines for Relative Caregiver Program with respect to relative & nonrelative caregivers; provides appropriation. APPROPRIATION: $952,360.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 3/23/2017 House - CS/CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 445
Location: Pending Reference Review
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/22/2016 House • Filed
1/9/2017 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 33
2/2/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 02/09/17, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
2/9/2017 House • CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 2 -HJ 270
2/13/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2/15/2017 House • Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 268
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 33
• CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 257
3/17/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/21/17, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
3/21/2017 House • CS/CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 1 -HJ 429
3/22/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
3/23/2017 House • CS/CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 445