Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 105 Part 2.djvu/933

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PUBLIC LAW 102-237—DEC. 13, 1991 105 STAT. 1885 under this paragraph unless the State agency determines that the information provided by the household is questionable.". SEC. 905. RESOURCE EXEMPTION FOR HOUSEHOLDS EXEMPT UNDER AFDC OR SSI. Subsection (j) of section 5 of the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2014(j)) is amended to read as follows: "(j) Notwithstanding subsections (a) through (i), a State sigency shall consider a household member who receives supplemental security income benefits under title XVI of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1382 et seq.), aid to the aged, blind, or disabled under title I, II, X, XIV, or XVI of such Act (42 U.S.C. 301 et seq.), or who receives benefits under a State plan approved under part A of title IV of such Act (42 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) to have satisfied the resource limitations prescribed under subsection (g).". SEC. 906. TECHNICAL AMENDMENT ON TRANSITIONAL HOUSING. Section 5(k)(2)(F) of the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2014(k)(2)(F)) is amended by inserting before the semicolon the following: ", if the State agency calculates a shelter allowance to be paid under the State plan separate and apart from payments for other household needs even though it may be paid in combination with other allowances in some cases". SEC. 907. PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAMS. (a) IN GENERAL. — Subparagraph (L) of section 6(d)(4) of the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2015(d)(4)(L)) is amended to read as follows: "(L)(i) The Secretary shall establish performance standards and measures applicable to employment and training programs carried out under this paragraph that are based on employment outcomes, including increases in earnings. "(ii) Final performance standards and measures referred to in clause (i) shall be published not later than 12 months after the date that the final outcome-based performance standards are published for job opportunities and basic skills training programs under part F of title IV of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 681 et seq.). "(iii) The standards shall encourage States to serve those individuals who have greater barriers to employment and shall take into account the extent to which persons have elected to participate in employment and training programs under this paragraph. The standards shall require participants to make levels of efforts comparable to those required under the regulations set forth in section 273.7(f)(l) of title 7, Code of Federal Regulations in effect on January 1, 1991. "(iv) The performance standards in effect under subparagraph (K) shall remain in effect during the period beginning on October 1, 1988, and ending on the date the Secretary implements the outcomebased performance standards described in this subparagraph. "(v) A State agency shall be considered in compliance with applicable performance standards under subparagraph (K) if the State agency operates an employment and training program in a manner consistent with its approved plan and if the program requires participants to make levels of effort comparable to those required under the regulations set forth in section 273.7(fKl) of title 7, Code of Federal Regulations in effect on January 1, 1991.".