DE HB11 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-1)
Status: Enrolled on March 21 2017 - 75% progression
Action: 2016-12-15 - Introduced and Assigned to Health & Human Development Committee in House
Pending: House Health & Human Development Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act removes the prohibition against receipt of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF also referred to by the name Aid for Families with Dependent Children or AFDC) funds by persons convicted of a drug felony, so long as that person is otherwise eligible or TANF assistance.

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An Act To Amend Title 31 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Eligibility For Public Assistance.


Roll Calls

2017-05-02 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 18 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2017-03-21 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 37 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2016-12-15 Introduced and Assigned to Health & Human Development Committee in House
2017-03-15 Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 4 Favorable, 8 On Its Merits
2017-03-21 Passed By House. Votes: 37 YES 1 NO 3 ABSENT
2017-03-21 Assigned to Health, Children & Social Services Committee in Senate
2017-04-05 Reported Out of Committee (Health, Children & Social Services) in Senate with 3 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits
2017-05-02 Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 ABSENT

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