TANF; diversionary cash assistance.
Purpose of legislation
Imposes a minimum threshold of $1,500 on Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) diversionary cash assistance. The bill provides that any person who receives TANF diversionary cash assistance waives his eligibility for TANF for the number of days for which assistance is granted multiplied by 1.33. The bill also requires the Board of Social Services to adopt regulations to enable TANF-eligible applicants meeting certain criteria to receive a TANF emergency assistance payment of up to $1,500 to prevent eviction or to address needs resulting from a fire or natural disaster.
|Legislation mandating a change||Chap 1159 (2020)|
|VAC chapters to be amended|
|Associated Regulatory Actions||No regulatory action has been filed.|