Expedited Bill No.
9-16
Concerning: Working Families Income
Supplement - Amount - Amendments
Revised: April 5. 2016 Draft No. -=-3_ _
Introduced:
March 15. 2016
Enacted:
April 5. 2016
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COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
Lead Sponsor: Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee
AN EXPEDITED ACT
to:
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clarify the amount ofthe Working Families Income Supplement paid to each recipient,
subject to Council approval of a lower amount in the annual operating budget; and
(2)
amend the law concerning the amount of the Working Families Income Supplement.
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 following Act:
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EXPEDITED BILL
No. 9-16
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Sec.
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Section 20-79 is amended as follows:
20-79. Amount of Supplement.
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(a)
Subject to [[subsections]] subsection (b) [and (c)], 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.
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(b)
The Council may approve a [[lower]] different amount in the annual
operating budget by an affirmative vote of at least five Councilmembers.
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The amount required in subsection (a) does not apply
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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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Expedited Effective Date.
The Council declares that this legislation is necessary for the immediate
protection of the public interest. This Act takes effect on the date on which it
becomes law.
Approved:
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Nancy Floreen, Pre ident, County Council
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Approved:
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Isiah Leggett, County Executive
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This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
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Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
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