2005 Uncodified Acts

2005 Virginia Uncodified Acts
Welfare and Social Services
5/21/2019

CHAPTER 388

An Act requiring the Department and State Board of Social Services to ensure that current social benefits structure does not provide incentives for the break-up of families.

[H 1963]

Approved March 21, 2005

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. State social benefits structure; incentives for the break-up of families.

Unless otherwise prohibited by federal law or regulation, the Department and State Board of Social Services shall ensure that the current social services benefits structure in the Commonwealth does not provide economic or other incentives for the break-up of families.  The Department and the State Board of Social Services shall, to the extent possible, eliminate such incentives from program regulations and policy.