H.R. 1255 (100th): Family Investment Act of 1987

A bill to amend title IV of the Social Security Act to replace the existing AFDC program with a new and substantially revised assistance program which will more effectively serve to reduce poverty among children and their families, promote self-sufficiency, and strengthen family life.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Feb 25, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 25, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Kennelly

Representative for Connecticut's 1st congressional district



Feb 25, 1987

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H.R. 1255 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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