Maine LD 368: An Act To Integrate the State’s General Assistance and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Programs

LD 368 (subjects: GENERAL ASSISTANCE , ADMINISTRATION )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=368&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support | In The News


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. Eric Brakey of Androscoggin: (R – District 20) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

5 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/12/2015 Senate Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Brakey of Androscoggin REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
2/12/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/8/2015 Senate Reports READ
Senator BRAKEY of Androscoggin moved to to ACCEPT Minority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report
On motion by Same Senator Tabled until Later in Today’s Session, pending ACCEPTANCE of Minority Ought to Pass As Amended Report
Unfinished Business
6/9/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
6/10/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
6/11/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
6/12/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
6/15/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
6/17/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
6/17/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
6/18/2015 Senate Taken from the table by the President ProTem
Subsequently, On motion by Senator BRAKEY of Androscoggin The Minority Ought to Pass As Amended Report ACCEPTED
Roll Call Ordered Roll Call # 307 27 Yeas – 7 Nays- 1 Excused – 0 Absent PREVAILED
READ ONCE
Committee Amendment “A” (S-200) READ and ADOPTED
Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED by Committee Amendment “A” (S-200)
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
6/19/2015 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative GATTINE of Westbrook TABLED pending ACCEPTANCE of Either Report.

Later today assigned.
6/19/2015 House Unfinished Business
6/22/2015 House Speaker laid before the House
On motion of Representative GATTINE of Westbrook, the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report was ACCEPTED.
ROLL CALL NO. 373
(Yeas 80 – Nays 65 – Absent 6 – Excused 0)
In NON-CONCURRENCE and sent for concurrence.
ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/23/2015 Senate On motion by Senator BRAKEY of Androscoggin, the Senate INSISTED to ACCEPTANCE of the Minority OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED Report AND PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (S-200) , in NON-CONCURRENCE.
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
6/23/2015 House The House INSISTED on ACCEPTANCE of the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report.
ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
Placed in the Legislative Files. (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Integrate the State’s General Assistance and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Programs

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 22 MRSA 4301, sub- 3, as amended by PL 2013, c. 368, Pt. OO, 4, is further amended to read:

3. Eligible person. “Eligible person” means a person who is qualified to receive general assistance from a municipality according to standards of eligibility determined by the municipal officers whether or not that person has applied for general assistance. “Eligible person” does not include a person who is a fugitive from justice as defined in Title 15, section 201, subsection 4. “Eligible person” does not include a person who is ineligible to receive benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program pursuant to section 3762, subsection 18.

SUMMARY

This bill provides that a person who has exhausted the 60-month lifetime limit on Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program benefits is ineligible to receive municipal general assistance program benefits.

Patterns of Support

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


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