About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend title IV of the Social Security Act to replace the AFDC program with a comprehensive program of mandatory child support and work training which provides for transitional child care and medical assistance, benefits improvement, and mandatory extension of coverage to two-parent families, and which reflects a general emphasis on shared and reciprocal obligation, program innovation, and organizational renewal.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Jul 21, 1987
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Apr 20, 1988
Reported by Committee
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1511”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
63 cosponsors (50D, 13R)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 6, 1987
Family Support Act of 1988
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 13, 1988
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1511 — 100th Congress: Family Security Act of 1988. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/s1511
“S. 1511 — 100th Congress: Family Security Act of 1988.” www.GovTrack.us. 1987. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/s1511>
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