H.R. 1985 (100th): AFDC Employment and Training Reorganization Act of 1987

A bill to amend title IV of the Social Security Act to improve the program of aid to families with dependent children by establishing a two-tier system for AFDC families, to require each State to establish a single comprehensive work program with a centralized intake and registration process for such families, and to make necessary improvements in the child support enforcement program.

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Apr 8, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 8, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


George “Hank” Brown

Representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district



Apr 8, 1987

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H.R. 1985 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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