H.R. 3644 (100th): Family Welfare Reform Act of 1987


Nov 16, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 16, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel Rostenkowski

Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

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, to make other necessary improvements to assure that the new program will be more effective in achieving its objectives, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Family Welfare Reform Act of 1987 - Declares that, hereafter, the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program (part A of title IV of the Social Security Act ) shall ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 16, 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. 3644”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 13, 1988

H.R. 3337 (Related)
Food Stamp Family Welfare Reform Act of 1987

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 15, 1987

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