H.R. 1288 (100th): Low-Income Opportunity Improvement Act of 1987


Feb 26, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 26, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Duncan

Representative for Tennessee's 2nd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize demonstrations of innovative methods to simplify existing programs of assistance for low-income families and individuals and increase their economic self-sufficiency through improved work opportunities, to afford States and localities the necessary flexibility to streamline programs and reduce duplicative, excessive, and inefficient expenditures, to establish an Interagency Low-Income Opportunity Board, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/26/1987--Introduced.Low-Income Opportunity Improvement Act of 1987 - TitleI - State DemonstrationsPartA - Submission and Certification of FilingsRequires a State, in order to conduct a demonstration in accordance with this title, ... Read more >

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Feb 26, 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. 1288”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (4R) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 610 (identical)

Last Action: Feb 26, 1987

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 13, 1988

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