Status Summary

Passed out of the House. Passed out of the Senate Committee on Human Services, Mental Health & Housing on Mar 20, and referred to Ways and Means on Mar 22.

Legislative Session

2017

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Pettigrew

This bill would repeal RCW 74.12.037, means testing for kinship child only Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.

House Floor Amendment: 

HB 2121 was amended on the House floor prior to passage and as amended does the following: Increases the income-eligibility requirements for nonparental caregivers receiving child-only Temporary Assistance for Needy Families grants from 300 percent to 400 percent of the federal poverty level.