As amended: The bill extends vocational training options in ADC and also requires and annual report from the Department of Health and Human Services in December to the Legislature and the Governor on outcomes for individuals who elect this option.
Introducing Senator(s): Harms (priority)
Committee: Health and Human Services Committee
Committee Hearing Date: February 15, 2012
Current Status: Approved by the Governor on April 6, 2012
Estimated Fiscal Impact: No estimated fiscal impact.
Voices for Children Position: Support
Voices for Children supported this bill because it extends provisions that allow ADC participants to complete activities aimed at encouraging long-term financial stability. This option could potentially allow more low-income parents to improve the financial circumstances of their family.