Status Summary

Passed out of the House. Passed out of the Senate Committee on Human Services, Mental Health & Housing on Mar 14, and referred to Senate Ways & Means on Mar 16.

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In Progress



HB 1566 would amend current statute to revise the definition of "work activity" for purposes of the Work First temporary assistance for needy families program (TANF) to change the amount of vocational training time, from twelve months to twenty-four months, to qualify as work activity. The bill would also require the joint legislative audit and review committee to review the impact of extending that time from twelve to twenty-four months.

Substitute Bill Compared to Original Bill: The JLARC report must be submitted to the Legislature by December 1, 2025.

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