HB 1482-S3.E - DIGEST

Creates the legislative-executive WorkFirst poverty reduction oversight task force.

Creates the intergenerational poverty advisory committee to assist the task force.

Requires the task force to, among other things: (1) Oversee the partner agencies' operation of the WorkFirst program and temporary assistance for needy families program;

(2) Determine evidence-based outcome measures for the WorkFirst program;

(3) Develop accountability measures for WorkFirst recipients and the state agencies responsible for their progress toward self-sufficiency;

(4) Collaborate with partner agencies and the advisory committee to analyze available data and information regarding intergenerational poverty in the state; and

(5) Direct the department of social and health services to develop a five-year plan to reduce intergenerational poverty and promote self-sufficiency.