H.R.3459 - TANF Recipients' Lifeline Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-12] (Introduced 12/11/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||12/11/2001 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.|
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Summary: H.R.3459 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
TANF Recipients' Lifeline Act - Amends part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF) of title IV of the Social Security Act (SSA) to: (1) repeal the five year limit on TANF benefits; (2) require a State to which a TANF grant is made to use appropriate bilingual personnel and printed material in the administration of the State program in those portions of the State in which a substantial number of TANF recipients speak a language other than English; and (3) provide for inflation adjustment of the TANF block grant.
Introduced in House (12/11/2001)
Amends the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to exempt TANF benefits from the ban on Federal means-tested public benefits for qualified aliens for the first five years after lawful entry into the United States.