H.R. 1696 (100th): Work Opportunities and Retraining Compact of 1987


Mar 18, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 18, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sander Levin

Representative for Michigan's 17th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title IV of the Social Security Act to improve the AFDC program by requiring each State to establish a single comprehensive work program with a centralized intake and registration process, and providing for the participation of each AFDC applicant or recipient (through such comprehensive program) in an employment, training, or education program which has been selected by the State on the basis of its appropriateness for that particular applicant or recipient.

Summary (CRS)

3/18/1987--Introduced.Work Opportunities and Retraining Compact of 1987 - Amends part A (Aid to Families with Dependent Children) of title IV of the Social Security Act to require AFDC applicants and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 18, 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. 1696”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


34 cosponsors (32D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4929 (99th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 4, 1986

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 13, 1988

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