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CS/CS/HB 1299: Public Assistance

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; Eagle

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; 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: $879,680.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Health and Human Services Committee
Location: In committee/council (HHSC)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/8/2016 House • Filed
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 109
1/15/2016 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 229
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 01/20/16, 9:00 am, 12 HOB --Temporarily postponed
1/22/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 01/26/16, 8:00 am, 12 HOB
1/26/2016 House • CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 1 -HJ 318
1/28/2016 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 313
1/29/2016 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 322
2/12/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/16/16, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall
2/16/2016 House • CS/CS by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 23 NAYS 2 -HJ 484
2/17/2016 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 481
2/19/2016 House • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 517
3/11/2016 House • Died in Health and Human Services Committee