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CS/CS/HB 581: Family Self-Sufficiency

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; White ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Fischer ; Hahnfeldt ; Willhite

Family Self-Sufficiency; Authorizes changes to public assistance policy & federal food assistance waivers to conform to federal law & simplify administration; establishes food assistance program eligibility standards for initial applications & recertifications after January 1, 2018; requires DCF to implement asset verification service to verify eligibility for public assistance; requires CareerSource Florida, Inc., to contract with vendor to develop pilot program to increase employment among certain persons receiving temporary cash assistance; provides appropriations. APPROPRIATION: $4,142,525.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 3/20/2017 House - Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 394
Location: In committee/council (HHS)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/30/2017 House • Filed
2/9/2017 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 73
2/16/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 02/23/17, 9:30 am, 12 HOB
2/23/2017 House • CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 4 -HJ 277
2/28/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
3/1/2017 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 269
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 73
• CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 265
3/13/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 03/15/17, 2:30 pm, Webster Hall
3/15/2017 House • CS/CS by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 9 -HJ 390
3/17/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 387
3/20/2017 House • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 394