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


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


About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

2/25/1987--Introduced.Family Investment Act of 1987 - Amends part A (Aid to Families with Dependent Children) (AFDC) of title IV of the Social Security Act to authorize the appropriation for each ... Read more >

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Feb 25, 1987

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1255”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (8D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1720 (Related)
Family Support Act of 1988

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 13, 1988

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