CSHB 228(HES): "An Act reducing payment levels for the program of aid to families with dependent children."

00CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 228(HES) 01 "An Act reducing payment levels for the program of aid to families with 02 dependent children." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 47.25.320(a) is amended to read: 05  (a) The department shall determine the amount of assistance for a dependent 06 child, and the relative with whom the dependent child is living, with regard to the 07 resources and necessary expenditures of the family and the condition existing in each 08 case. Assistance is sufficient if, when added to all other income and support available 09 to the child, the child and relative have reasonable subsistence compatible with 10 decency and health. However, on and after the effective date of this Act, the 11 amount of assistance may not exceed the following: 12  (1) dependent child living with nonneedy relative: $463 [FOR A 13 DEPENDENT CHILD WHO IS LIVING IN THE HOME OF A NONNEEDY 14 RELATIVE, $452], plus $87 [$102] for each additional child;

01  (2) dependent child living with parent: 02  (A) for a parent and one dependent child, a maximum of $767 03 [$821]; 04  (B) for each additional dependent child, or for a second parent, 05 $87 [$102] a month per individual; 06  (3) pregnant woman who is otherwise eligible for assistance under this 07 section [, OR A SINGLE-PERSON HOUSEHOLD THAT DOES NOT CONSIST OF 08 A DEPENDENT CHILD]: $437 [$514] a month.