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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status


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



Mar 18, 1987

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H.R. 1696 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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