Bill Text: IN HB1321 | 2010 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: TANF recipient education.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2010-01-13 - First reading: referred to Committee on Public Health [HB1321 Detail]

Download: Indiana-2010-HB1321-Introduced.html

Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 12-14-5-5.5.

Synopsis: TANF recipient education. Requires certain individuals and children who receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families to attend educational training approved by the division of family resources.

Effective: July 1, 2010.


    January 13, 2010, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Health.


Second Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2010)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning human services.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 12-14-5-5.5; (10)IN1321.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 12-14-5-5.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 5.5. (a) This section applies to an individual who:
        (1) is less than twenty-five (25) years of age;
        (2) has a child; and
        (3) is a member of a family that receives TANF.
    (b) An individual described in subsection (a) shall attend educational training approved by the division unless the individual has obtained at least an associate's degree.

     (c) A child of an individual described in subsection (a) who is at least two (2) years of age shall attend an educational program approved by the division. The division may approve a child care center or a child care ministry to provide the educational program required by this subsection.
     (d) The division may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 setting forth guidelines for the educational programs required by this section.