House Bill 708

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/08/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 174)
Title AN ACT relating to the public assistance benefits cliff.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1735
Sponsors J. Dixon, S. Heavrin, K. King
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 205 to direct the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish a basic health program and to develop a benefits cliff calculator; direct the cabinet to establish and operate a Community Jobs Initiative pilot program; require the cabinet to seek federal approval if they determine that such approval is necessary; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Economic Development - Community Jobs Initiative, pilot program, establishment
Effective Dates, Emergency - Basic health program, establishment
Effective Dates, Emergency - Community Jobs Initiative, pilot program, establishment
Federal Laws and Regulations - Basic health program, establishment
Insurance, Health - Basic health program, establishment
Poverty - Community Jobs Initiative, pilot program, establishment
Poverty - Public assistance, benefits cliff calculator, requirement
Public Assistance - Basic health program, establishment
Public Assistance - Community Jobs Initiative, pilot program, establishment
Public Assistance - Public assistance, benefits cliff calculator, requirement
Public Medical Assistance - Basic health program, establishment
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, basic health program, establishment
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, public assistance, benefits cliff calculator, requirement
State Agencies - Cabinet Health and Family Services, Community Jobs Initiative, pilot program, establishment
Wages and Hours - Community Jobs Initiative, pilot program, establishment
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Basic health program, establishment
Appropriations - Community Jobs Initiative, pilot program, establishment
Reports Mandated - Community Jobs Initiative, pilot program, establishment
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
03/01/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/10/22
  • to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)
03/14/22
  • taken from Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)
03/17/22
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 18, 2022
03/18/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 86-0 with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/21/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/22/22
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
03/23/22
  • taken from Health & Welfare (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Health & Welfare (S)
  • reassigned to Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor (S)
03/24/22
  • taken from Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor (S)
03/29/22
  • reported favorably, to Rules as a consent bill
03/30/22
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 30, 2022
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-0
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/08/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 174)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete original provisions; direct the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to develop a proposal for the establishment of a benefits cliff calculator and online job posting database; create the Benefits Cliff Task Force to review the impact of the public assistance benefits cliff on labor force participation, employment, wages, and benefit duration and usage in the Commonwealth; and to develop public policy recommendations to support working families in transitioning off of public assistance into gainful employment and self-sufficiency; require task force to meet at least monthly during the 2022 interim; require task force to submit findings and recommendations to the Legislative Research Commission by December 1, 2022.
Index Headings Workforce - Benefits cliff, task force, creation
Legislative Research Commission - Benefits cliff, task force, creation
Public Assistance - Benefits cliff, task force, creation
Studies Directed - Benefits cliff, task force, creation
Studies Directed - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, benefits cliff calculator, proposal, submission
Task Forces, Legislative Branch - Benefits cliff, task force, creation
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, benefits cliff calculator, proposal, requirement
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, benefits cliff, task force, creation
State Agencies - Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, benefits cliff, task force, creation

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Webber
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 708

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