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H 3368 Joint Resolution, By J.S. Shissias, Cobb-Hunter, J.L.M. Cromer, Govan, Inabinett, J.T. McElveen, J.H. Neal, C.C. Wells and S.S. Wofford
    A Joint Resolution to enact the South Carolina Welfare and Administrative Reform Act of 1995 so as to establish state welfare policy; to direct the Department of Social Services to apply to the federal government for Aid to Families with Dependent Children, food stamp, and Medicaid program waivers to allow the imposition of sanctions for client noncompliance and to revise income disregards for purposes of eligibility; to direct the State Housing Finance Development Authority to apply for a federal pilot project waiver placing a ceiling on rent and other federal rental subsidy programs; and to promote and encourage a statewide network of mass transit systems; to initiate strategies directed at preventive health services including increasing physician participation in Medicaid, teenage pregnancy prevention, prenatal care, childhood immunizations, access to clinic services, school nurses, and substance abuse intervention and interagency collaboration; to provide education initiatives including compulsory school attendance through age eighteen for AFDC recipients and a review of compulsory school attendance generally, designing adult education and technical programs to target AFDC recipients and at-risk youth, developing a program to promote state agency hiring of AFDC recipients; to direct the Department of Social Services to revise, review, and develop administrative procedures including simplification of public assistance forms, statewide implementation of the in-hospital Medicaid eligibility worker program, procurement procedures, enhanced utilization of computer technology, and child day care voucher procedures and access to day care services.
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01/25/95House Introduced and read first time HJ-15
01/25/95House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-16

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