Status Summary

First reading, referred to Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.15.21.

Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.26.21.

Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 2.4.21 with a do pass recommendation.

Referred to Ways & Means on 2.5.21.

Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 2.19.21. 

Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 2.22.21; 2nd substitute bill passed. Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.

Placed on second reading by Rules Committee on 2.25.21.

2nd substitute bill substituted. Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 3.2.21.

In the House

First reading, referred to Housing, Human Services & Veterans on 3.4.21.

Public hearing in the House Committee on Housing, Human Services & Veterans on 3.18.21 at 1:30 p.m.

Executive action taken in the House Committee on Housing, Human Services & Veterans on 3.23.21; majority pass. 

Referred to Appropriations on 3.24.21.

By resolution, returned to Senate Rules Committee for third reading on 4.25.21.

(updated 4.30.21)

Legislative Session

2021

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Dhingra

SB5241 creates economic inclusion grants, subject to appropriation, to promote equity, economic inclusion, and a stable financial foundation for people experiencing poverty. This bill also directs the Office of Financial Management to develop a revolving refund model for economic inclusion grants, with a report due to the Legislature by November 15, 2021. Additionally, SB5241 directs the Department of Commerce to provide progress reports and other information regarding economic inclusion grants to the Governor, Legislature, and the Legislative Executive WorkFirst Poverty Reduction Task Force, by November 15, 2021, and annually thereafter.

Substitute Bill: 

  • Creates economic inclusion grants, subject to appropriation, to promote equity, economic inclusion, and a stable financial foundation for people experiencing poverty. 
  • Directs the Department of Commerce to provide progress reports and other information regarding economic inclusion grants to the Governor, Legislature, and the Legislative Executive WorkFirst Poverty Reduction Task Force, by November 15, 2021, and annually thereafter.

Second substitute:

  • Creates economic inclusion grants, subject to appropriation, to promote equity, economic inclusion, and a stable financial foundation for people experiencing poverty. 
  • Directs the Department of Commerce to provide progress reports and other information regarding economic inclusion grants to the Governor, Legislature, and the Legislative Executive WorkFirst Poverty Reduction Task Force, by November 15, 2021, and annually thereafter.