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 ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Jun 4, 1986
Earlier Version —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4929 (99th).
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)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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H.R. 4929 (99th)
was a previous version of this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 4, 1986
Family Support Act of 1988
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 13, 1988
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1696 — 100th Congress: Work Opportunities and Retraining Compact of 1987. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr1696
“H.R. 1696 — 100th Congress: Work Opportunities and Retraining Compact of 1987.” www.GovTrack.us. 1987. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr1696>
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