H.Res. 556 (100th): A resolution waiving certain points of order against the conference report on the bill (H.R. 1720) 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, and against consideration of such conference report.
Sep 29, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on September 29, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Michigan's 12th congressional district
About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 9/29/1988--Introduced.Waives points of order against the conference report on H.R. 1720 (Aid to Families with Dependent Children replacement program) and against its consideration.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 13, 1988
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