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H.R. 5860 (101st): Jobs for Public Housing Residents Act of 1990

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To authorize up to 5 States to conduct 2-year demonstration projects to test the effectiveness of alternative methods for delivering services and activities under the JOBS program to families at risk of entering the AFDC program, and to amend part A of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide for the permanent use of such alternative methods beginning in fiscal year 1994.

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Oct 18, 1990
101st Congress (1989–1990)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 18, 1990, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Harold Ford

Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district




Oct 18, 1990

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H.R. 5860 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5860. This is the one from the 101st Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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