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2012 Senate Bill 1386: Codify recent welfare reforms

Public Act 607 of 2012

Introduced by Sen. Bruce Caswell (R) on November 29, 2012
To codify in state statue recent administrative changes closing loopholes in a 60-month federal time limit on cash welfare payments (not including Medicaid and food stamps), and to define cash welfare payments as a temporary program that is not an “entitlement.” Many cash welfare recipients are also covered by a shorter 48-month state benefit cap imposed by the state.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on November 29, 2012
Reported in the Senate on December 5, 2012
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on December 5, 2012
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 5, 2012
Passed 26 to 12 in the Senate on December 5, 2012.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To codify in state statue recent administrative changes closing loopholes in a 60-month time limit on cash welfare payments (not including Medicaid and food stamps), and to define cash welfare payments as a temporary program that is not an “entitlement.” Many cash welfare recipients are also covered by a shorter 48-month state benefit cap.
Received in the House on December 5, 2012
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on December 5, 2012
Reported in the House on December 12, 2012
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D) on December 13, 2012
To provide an exception to the 60 month welfare cap.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D) on December 13, 2012
To provide an exception to the 60 month welfare cap.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D) on December 13, 2012
To provide an exception to the 60 month welfare cap.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D) on December 13, 2012
To remove a provision authorizing the termination of a welfare recipient's benefits for any reason not specifically limited by statute.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012
Received in the Senate on December 14, 2012
Passed 26 to 12 in the Senate on December 14, 2012.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 8, 2013

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