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House Committee on Ways and MeansHuman ResourcesIntroducedFebruary 2nd, 2010
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Emergency Jobs Program and Assistance for Families Extension Act
To extend for 1 year the Emergency Contingency Fund for State Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Programs, and for other purposes.
Emergency Jobs Program and Assistance for Families Extension Act - Amends part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF) of title IV of the Social Security Act to extend for one year the Emergency Contingency Fund for State Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Programs. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to make a grant from the Fund for each calendar quarter in FY2010 or FY2011 to each requesting state whose total expenditures for work support services in the quarter, whether under the state program funded under TANF or as qualified state expenditures, exceeds the state's total such expenditures in the corresponding quarter in its emergency fund base year. Requires a grant to equal 80% of such excess.