1.1    .................... moves to amend H. F. No. 605, the delete everything amendment
1.2(H0605DE1), as follows:
1.3Page 9, after line 16 insert:

1.4    "Sec. .... Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256J.12, is amended by adding a subdivision
1.5to read:
1.6    Subd. 5. Residency requirement for DWP applicants. Assistance to an eligible
1.7DWP family unit in which all members have resided in this state for fewer than 90
1.8consecutive days shall be paid at the standard specified in section 256J.95, subdivision 21.
1.9The 30-day residence period shall count toward the 90-day DWP residence requirement."
1.10Page 36, after line 31 insert:

1.11    "Sec. .... Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256J.95, is amended by adding a subdivision
1.12to read:
1.13    Subd. 21. Interstate payment standards. (a) Effective July 1, 2006, the amount of
1.14assistance paid to an eligible DWP family unit in which all members have resided in this
1.15state for fewer than 90 consecutive days shall be calculated according to paragraph (b).
1.16    (b) Payment must be calculated by applying DWP budgeting policies, and the unit's
1.17net income must be deducted from the payment standard in the state of immediate prior
1.18residence or Minnesota, whichever is less. Payments shall be vendor paid according
1.19to subdivision 1, paragraph (d).
1.20    (c) The lesser payment must continue until the DWP family unit meets the 90-day
1.21residency requirement. A family unit that has not resided in Minnesota for 90 days is
1.22not exempt from the payment provisions solely because a child is born in Minnesota
1.23to a member of the family unit.
1.24    (d) Any eligible noncitizen who comes directly to Minnesota from another country,
1.25and whose United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) settlement
1.26destination is Minnesota, will receive the amount calculated using DWP policy and
2.1standards. If the USCIS settlement destination is another state, apply the lesser of the
2.2payment standard for that size family in the state of immediate prior residence or the
2.3standards under DWP.
2.4    (e) The assistance unit shall be eligible for the full amount of assistance based
2.5on DWP standards beginning either the month during which the 90-day residency
2.6requirement is met, if the 90th day occurs on or before the 15th of the month, or the
2.7following month if the 90th day occurs on the 16th of the month or after.
2.8    (f) This policy applies whether or not the family unit received similar benefits while
2.9residing in the state of immediate prior residence.
2.10    (g) For the purposes of this section, "state of immediate prior residence" means the
2.11state in which the applicant declares the applicant spent the most time in the 30 days prior
2.12to moving to Minnesota.
2.13    (h) Applicants must provide verification of their state of immediate prior residence,
2.14in the form of tax statements, a driver's license, automobile registration, rent receipts, or
2.15other forms of verification approved by the commissioner.

2.16    Sec. .... Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256J.95, is amended by adding a subdivision
2.17to read:
2.18    Subd. 22. Temporary absence from Minnesota. For an assistance unit that has
2.19met the 30-day residency requirements in section 256J.12, subdivisions 1 to 4, the 90-day
2.20period in subdivision 21 is not affected by a subsequent absence from Minnesota for fewer
2.21than 30 consecutive days, provided the family unit maintains a residence in Minnesota.

2.22    Sec. .... Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256J.95, is amended by adding a subdivision
2.23to read:
2.24    Subd. 23. Ineligible mandatory unit members. The 90-day residency requirement
2.25in subdivision 21 does not apply if the family unit includes an ineligible mandatory family
2.26unit member who has resided in Minnesota for 90 consecutive days immediately before
2.27the unit's date of application."
2.28Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.29Amend the title accordingly