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TANF Final Rule

Published: April 12, 1999
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Regulations, TANF Final Rule
Final Rule Document

This final rule governs key provisions of the TANF program. It incorporates the core TANF accountability provisions, including work requirements, time limits, State penalties, and data collection and reporting requirements. It does not address other key provisions, such as the High Performance Bonus, the Bonus to Reward Decreases in Illegitimacy Ratios, the Child Poverty Rates, and the Tribal TANF program.


Last Reviewed: May 20, 2019