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Regular Session 2011-2012
House Bill 1261

Short Title:
An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Public Welfare Code, in general powers and duties of the Department of Public Welfare, providing for county human services consolidated planning and reporting; in public assistance, further providing for definitions, providing for cessation of the general assistance cash program and the continuation of the general assistance-related medical assistance programs, further providing for establishment of RESET, for determination of eligibility, for failure to comply with employment and work-related activity requirements and for medically needy and determination of eligibility; in children and youth, further providing for definitions; in nursing facility assessments, further providing for time periods; in kinship care, further providing for definitions and for Kinship Care Program, providing for Subsidized Permanent Legal Custodianship Program and for permanent legal custodianship subsidy and reimbursement; providing for Human Services Block Grant Pilot Program; and making related repeals.
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Last Action:
Declared unconstitutional on July 18, 2018, in Washington v. Commonwealth, Department of Public Welfare, No. 50 MAP (Pa. 2016), Sept. 20, 2018
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