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HF 1603

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 02/20/2018 01:55pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; increasing the Minnesota family investment program
cash assistance payment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016,
section 256J.24, subdivision 5.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256J.24, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

MFIP transitional standard.

new text begin(a) new text endThe MFIP transitional standard is based on
the number of persons in the assistance unit eligible for both food and cash assistance. The
amount of the transitional standard is published annually by the Department of Human
Services.new text begin The following table represents the cash portion of the transitional standard effective
July 1, 2017.
new text end

new text begin Number of eligible people
new text end
new text begin cash portion
new text end
new text begin 1
new text end
new text begin $350
new text end
new text begin 2
new text end
new text begin $537
new text end
new text begin 3
new text end
new text begin $632
new text end
new text begin 4
new text end
new text begin $721
new text end
new text begin 5
new text end
new text begin $797
new text end
new text begin 6
new text end
new text begin $873
new text end
new text begin 7
new text end
new text begin $950
new text end
new text begin 8
new text end
new text begin $1,016
new text end
new text begin 9
new text end
new text begin $1,080
new text end
new text begin 10
new text end
new text begin $1,135
new text end
new text begin over 10
new text end
new text begin add $53 for each additional eligible person
new text end

new text begin (b) No later than August 31 of each year, beginning in 2018, the commissioner shall
determine the percentage increase in the rate of inflation, as measured by the implicit price
deflator, national data for personal consumption expenditures as determined by the United
States Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, during the 12-month period
immediately preceding that August or, if that data is unavailable, during the most recent
12-month period for which data is available. The monthly cash portion of the MFIP
transitional standard must be increased by the lesser of: (1) 2.5 percent; or (2) the percentage
calculated by the commissioner, rounded to the nearest cent. Cash assistance must not be
reduced under this paragraph. The new cash portion amount determined under this paragraph
takes effect on the next January 1.
new text end