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.
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Sponsor and status
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.
Representative for Tennessee's 2nd congressional district
Feb 26, 1987
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H.R. 1288 (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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