110-H.AMDT.498 to 110-H.R.1851

Amendment sought to require those receiving section 8 rental assistance for 7 consecutive years to perform a certain amount of work-related activity.

H.AMDT.498(A006)
Amends: H.R.1851
Sponsor: Rep Hensarling, Jeb [TX-5](offered 7/12/2007)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment sought to require those receiving section 8 rental assistance for 7 consecutive years to perform a certain amount of work-related activity.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 6 printed in House Report 110-227 to require that all adults in a household receiving Section 8 tenant assistance for more than 7 consecutive years must perform 20 hours per week of approved `work activities.` Exemptions are provided for senior citizens, the disabled, those already exempt from TANF work requirements, and those who cannot access child care.

STATUS:

    7/12/2007 8:49pm:
    Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Hensarling. (consideration: CR H7754-7755, H7757; text: CR H7754)
    7/12/2007 9:41pm:
    On agreeing to the Hensarling amendment (A006) Failed by recorded vote: 197 - 222 (Roll no. 627).

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