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This document includes House Committee Amendments incorporated into the bill on Fri, Feb 21, 2003 at 10:08 AM by bhilbert. --> 1
6 This act modifies the Employment Support Act by modifying the basis for the 36-month
7 time limit for cash assistance under a Family Employment Program. h THE ACT HAS AN
7a OCTOBER 1, 2003 EFFECTIVE DATE . h
8 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
10 35A-3-306, as last amended by Chapter 58, Laws of Utah 2002
11 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
12 Section 1. Section 35A-3-306 is amended to read:
13 35A-3-306. Limits on eligibility.
14 (1) For purposes of this section, "battered or subjected to extreme cruelty" is defined in
15 Section 103(a)(1) of P.L. 104-193 or 42 U.S.C. Sec. 608(a)(7)(C)(iii), The Personal
16 Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996.
17 (2) Except as provided in [
18 provide cash assistance to a family who has received cash assistance for 36 months or more.
19 (3) (a) The division shall count toward the 36-month time limit in Subsection (2) any
20 time after January 1, 1997, during which:
21 (i) the parent client received cash assistance in this or another state; and
22 (ii) the parent client is disqualified from receiving cash assistance and the parent client's
23 income and assets are counted in determining eligibility for the family in this or another state.
24 (b) The division may not count toward the 36-month time limit in Subsection (2) or the
25 24-month time period in Subsection [
26 or older received cash assistance as a minor child and not as a parent.
29 Subsection (2) [
30 employed for no less than 80 hours[
34 cash assistance under this part, the division may provide cash assistance to a family beyond the
35 36-month time limit in Subsection (2):
36 (i) by reason of a hardship; or
37 (ii) if the family includes an individual who has been battered or subjected to extreme
46 cash assistance to a family who has received 60 months of cash assistance after October 1,
47a h Section 2. Effective Date.
47b THIS ACT TAKES EFFECT OCTOBER 1, 2003. h
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-10-03 3:35 PM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.