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Bills

HB 2585: Relating to income eligibility for temporary assistance for needy families' benefits for a child

HB 2585 authorizes the Department of Social and Health Services to exempt fifty percent of a caregiver’s unearned income in determining temporary assistance for needy (TANF) families’ eligibility and benefit standards. In the context of the bill, “unearned income” means income received from a source other than employment or self-employment.