AB 1516

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2013-2014 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Assembly
  • Passed Assembly May 28, 2014
  • Senate
  • Governor

CalWORKs: young child special needs supplement: supportive services.

Abstract

Existing law requires each county to provide cash assistance and other social services to needy families through the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program using federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) block grant program, state, and county funds. Existing law specifies the amounts of cash aid to be paid each month to CalWORKs recipients. This bill would require that an additional young child special needs supplement be paid in the amount of $80 per month to a child who is under 2 years of age in an assistance unit, and that this amount be adjusted annually to reflect changes in the cost of living. The bill would require the State Department of Social Services to implement this provision through an all-county letter or similar instruction by April 1, 2015, and through regulations by July 1, 2016. Existing law provides that necessary supportive services shall be available to every participant in the CalWORKs program, including child care, as specified. This bill would give participants the option to request supportive services through the Internet Web site of the county if the county is capable of accepting those requests through its Internet Web site. If the county is not capable of accepting requests through its Internet Web site, the bill would require the county to accept those requests in the manner necessary to ensure that participants are able to request the supportive services they need. By increasing the administrative duties of counties administering the CalWORKs program, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program. Existing law continuously appropriates moneys from the General Fund to defray a portion of county costs under the CalWORKs program. This bill would instead provide that the continuous appropriation would not be made for purposes of implementing the bill. The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement. This bill would provide that, if the Commission on State Mandates determines that the bill contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement for those costs shall be made pursuant to these statutory provisions.

Bill Sponsors (3)

Votes


Actions


Nov 30, 2014

Senate

From Senate committee without further action.

Aug 14, 2014

Senate

In committee: Held under submission.

Aug 04, 2014

Senate

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Amendment-Introduction
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Reading-2
  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR.

Senate

In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.

Jun 30, 2014

Senate

Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Amendment-Passage
  • Reading-2
  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR.

Jun 26, 2014

Senate

From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 3. Noes 1.) (June 24).

Jun 05, 2014

Senate

Referred to Com. on HUMAN S.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on HUMAN S.

May 28, 2014

Assembly

Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 55. Noes 23. Page 5235.)

Senate

In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.

May 27, 2014

Assembly

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

May 23, 2014

Assembly

Read second time and amended. Ordered to second reading.

Assembly

From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 12. Noes 5.) .

May 07, 2014

Assembly

In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Referral-Committee
APPR. suspense file. APPR

Apr 23, 2014

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR.

Apr 22, 2014

Assembly

Read second time and amended.

Apr 21, 2014

Assembly

From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 4. Noes 1.) (April 8).

Apr 01, 2014

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on HUM. S.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on HUM. S.

Mar 28, 2014

Assembly

Referred to Com. on HUM. S.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on HUM. S.

Assembly

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on HUM. S. Read second time and amended.

Jan 16, 2014

Assembly

From printer. May be heard in committee February 15.

Jan 15, 2014

Assembly

Read first time. To print.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
AB1516 HTML
01/15/14 - Introduced PDF
03/28/14 - Amended Assembly PDF
04/22/14 - Amended Assembly PDF
05/23/14 - Amended Assembly PDF
06/30/14 - Amended Senate PDF
08/04/14 - Amended Senate PDF

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