House Bill 261: Reduces TANF Payments to Families Whose Children Fail to Maintain "Satisfactory Academic Progress"

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Last Updated: April 4, 2013
House Bill 261: Reduces TANF Payments to Families Whose Children Fail to Maintain "Satisfactory Academic Progress"
Sponsors:
Representatives Dennis and Evans
Summary:

This bill would reduce assistance payments to needy families whose children withdraw from school or fail to maintain "satisfactory academic progress."

HSLDA's Position:

HSLDA does not believe that payments for children's essential living expenses should be reduced for failure to perform academically. This bill should be opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

Referred to committee in the House. See "Bill History" link below.

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Bill History