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"Indoor relief" Warehousing of individuals with disabilities in large instituations.
Regardless of the severity of an individual’s disability, he or she should have the opportunity to live like other citizens
defines an individual with a disability as one who has “a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities”
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
some people are not disabled enough to receive protection under ADA but are disabled enough to refuse a job or fired b/c their physical or mental limitations
It is unlawful to sue a state without the state's permission
What is CSE?
Child support Enforcement
What does CSE do?
Lets states collect overdue payments and requires states to pursue medical support waivers to ensure children have access to healthcare.
Name 4 of the 7 basic services for CSE Programs.
- 1. Locating Parents
- 2. Establishing Child Support
- 3. Establishing Medical Orders
- 4. Collecting & Distributing Child Support Payments
- 5. Enforcing Child Support Across State Lines
- 6. Reviewing & Modifying Support Orders
- 7. Establishing Paternity
What is the "deadbeat Parents Punishment Act"?
Failure to pay child support in the amount of $5,000 or more a felony with a 2 year maximum jail sentence
States are required to report compliance of performance standards and federal requirements to the U.S Secretary of Health and Human Services each year, the first time the state is not in compliance, its TANF grant is reduced by 1%.
TANF and child support
How many people in the US are obese?
34%; 73 million
Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act of 1996
- Limits liability of those who donate and distribute the food
- Ex Panera
Name 3 options for public policy
- 1.Taxing foods with little nutritional value
- 2. limits on fast food advertising
- 3. zoning restrictions on fast food restaurants near schools
- 4. taxing soft drinks and fast foods
- 5. labeling the content of fast food
Does FSP operate in all 50 states?
In 2004 how much did a family of four get?
What are "Pouring rights?"
pay schools to substantial sums to hold exclusive rights to sell their products in schools
What happened in 2004 that was sucnificant for food stamps?
- EBT- electronic Benefit transfer.
- Works as a debit card
What is WIC
Woman, Infants, and children
What does the WIC do?
intended to improve nutrition of low income women who are pregnant, postpartum, infants and children up to age 5
In 2002 how many americans had no healthcare?
- 44.2 Million
- More than 15% of population
social insurance program operates by federal government that covers all people aged 65 years and older as well as some younger people with long-term disabilities
Every state operates in this program. the cost exceeds any other welfare public assistance program.
What is Physician Assisted Suicide
The voluntary termination of one's own life by administration of a lethal substance with the direct or indirect assistance of a physician. Physician-assisted suicide is the practice of providing a competent patient with a prescription for medication for the patient to use with the primary intention of ending his or her own life.