[[Expedited]] Bill No.
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Concerning: Working Families Income
Supplement - Amount
Revised: October 22,2013 Draft No.
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Introduced:
March 19,2013
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October 29, 2013
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COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Councilmembers Riemer, EIrich, Leventhal, and Berliner
AN [[EXPEDITED]] ACT
to:
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amend the amount paid to recipients under the Working Families Income Supplement
Program; and
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generally amend the Working Families Income Supplement Program.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 20, Finance
Article XIV, Working Families Income Supplement
Section 20-79
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the foIIowing Act;
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[[ExPEDITED)) BILL
No. 8-13
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Section 20-79 is amended as follows:
20-79. Amount of Supplement.
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Subject to [[subsection]] subsections
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and (c), [The] the amount of
the Working Families Income Supplement paid to each recipient must
equal the amount of any refund the recipient receives from the State
earned income credit program [or another amount approved in the
annual operating budget or a Council resolution].
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[[At the request of the Executive, the]] The Council may approve
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lower amount in the annual operating budget
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an affinnative vote of
at least [[six]] five Councilmembers.
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The amount required in subsection (a) does not apply in any year that
the State refundable earned income credit is greater than the amount
by which 25% of the Federal Earned Income Credit exceeds the gross
State income tax.
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Sec. 2.
Transition.
Notwithstanding Section 20-79(a), as amended in
Section 1, the amount of the Working Families Income Supplement paid to each
recipient:
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must equal [[80%]] 90% of any refund the recipient receives from the
State earned income credit program in Fiscal Year [[2014]] 2015; and
(b) must equal [[90%]] 95% of any refund the recipient receives from the
State earned income credit program in Fiscal Year [[2015]] 2016.
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[[Expedited]] Effective Date.
[[The Council declares that this legislation is necessary for the immediate
protection of the public interest.]] This Act takes effect for any fiscal year beginning
on or after July 1, [[2013]] 2014.
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[[ExPEDITED]] BILL
No. 8-13
Approved:
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Approved:
Isiah Leggett, County Executive
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This is a correct copy o/Council action.
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