Introduced by Rep. Sharon Tyler (R) on March 10, 2011 To revise details of the types of welfare recipients exempt from work and study requirements. Among those no longer exempt would be 19 year olds who go to high school. The House and Senate Fiscal Agencies estimate that this and House Bill 4409 would save the state around $60 million annually. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee on March 10, 2011
Reported in the House on May 3, 2011 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on May 10, 2011 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 10, 2011
Amendment offered by Rep. Sharon Tyler (R) on May 10, 2011 To clarify a reference in the bill to state agencies.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on May 10, 2011
Substitute offered by Rep. Dian Slavens (D) on May 10, 2011 To adopt a version of the bill that does not repeal a provision that "sunsets" the four-year welfare cap. In other words, the cap would no longer apply after the sunset date.
The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on May 10, 2011