Vote — Jul 29, 2015 6:01 p.m.
Mar 19, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 13, 1988
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 13, 1988.
Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 13, 1988
A bill to replace the existing AFDC program with a new Family Support Program which emphasizes work, child support, and need-based family support supplements, to amend title IV of the Social Security Act to encourage and assist needy children and parents under the new program to obtain the education, training, and employment needed to avoid long-term welfare dependence, and to make other necessary improvements to assure that the new program will be more effective in achieving its objectives.
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Last Action: Sep 29, 1988
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Last Action: Jun 22, 1988
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1720 — 100th Congress: Family Support Act of 1988. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr1720
“H.R. 1720 — 100th Congress: Family Support Act of 1988.” www.GovTrack.us. 1987. July 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr1720>
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