An Act To Provide to Certain Benefit Recipients Information Regarding Personal Finance Planning and To Distribute Benefits More Frequently
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §3104, sub-§§15 and 16 are enacted to read:
Sec. 2. 22 MRSA §3104-A, sub-§3, as amended by PL 2009, c. 291, §3, is further amended to read:
Sec. 3. 22 MRSA §3762, sub-§3, ¶C is enacted to read:
Sec. 4. 22 MRSA §3763, sub-§10, as enacted by PL 1997, c. 530, Pt. A, §16, is amended to read:
This bill accomplishes the following.
1. It makes food supplement program benefits and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or "TANF," benefits payable on a semimonthly schedule.
2. It requires the Department of Health and Human Services to provide recipients of food supplement program benefits and TANF benefits with information about online and community resources on money management.