Legislature(2001 - 2002)

04/21/2001 10:21 AM FIN

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SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 21                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     Urging  the   United  States  Congress  to   extend  the                                                                   
     authorization date for supplemental  block grants to the                                                                   
     State of  Alaska under the Federal  Temporary Assistance                                                                   
     to Needy Families Program.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
JERRY BURNETT, STAFF, SENATOR  LYDA GREEN, stated that SJR 21                                                                   
was a resolution  that urges the U.S. Congress  to extend the                                                                   
authorization  date for  supplemental  block  grants for  the                                                                   
State of  Alaska for federal  Temporary Assistance  for Needy                                                                   
Families (TANF) program.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Representative   Harris   voiced    his   support   for   the                                                                   
legislation,  noting  that without  it,  the  cost to  Alaska                                                                   
would be $7 million dollars.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Harris MOVED to  report CS SJR 21 (HES) out of                                                                   
Committee  with  individual  recommendations   and  with  the                                                                   
accompanying fiscal notes.  There  being NO OBJECTION, it was                                                                   
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CS  SJR  21   (HES)  out  of  Committee  with   a  "do  pass"                                                                   
recommendation  and  with  a fiscal  note  by  Department  of                                                                   
Health & Social Services dated 3/29/01.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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