SB 27 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Scholarship Pilot Program; VCCS shall establish, report.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)

Virginia Community College System; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Scholarship Pilot Program. Directs the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) to establish and administer a two-year Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Scholarship Pilot Program (the Program) for the purpose of providing access to postsecondary educational opportunities to students living in poverty. The Program would provide scholarships to select comprehensive community colleges in the maximum amount of $4,000 per year to 200 selected students who meet TANF eligibility requirements. The Program would be funded by the unexpended balance in federal TANF block grant funds. The bill directs VCCS to report to the Governor and the General Assembly no later than December 1 of each year regarding the effectiveness of and other information about the Program. The bill does not become effective unless an appropriation effectuating the purposes of the bill is included in an appropriation act passed in 2018 by the General Assembly that becomes law.

Full text:
11/20/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100247D  pdf | impact statement
02/02/18  Senate: Printed as engrossed 18100247D-E  pdf | impact statement

Amendments:
Senate amendments

Status:
11/20/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100247D
11/20/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/18/18  Senate: Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
01/18/18  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
01/31/18  Senate: Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N)
02/01/18  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/18  Senate: Read second time
02/02/18  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/02/18  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
02/02/18  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB27E
02/02/18  Senate: Printed as engrossed 18100247D-E
02/05/18  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)
02/08/18  House: Placed on Calendar
02/08/18  House: Read first time
02/08/18  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/22/18  House: Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/27/18  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
03/06/18  House: Left in Appropriations