H.R. 3734 (104th): Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996


Jun 27, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 22, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 22, 1996.


Pub.L. 104-193


John Kasich

Representative for Ohio's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 1, 1996
Length: 251 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 201(a)(1) of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1997.

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Jun 27, 1996

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 27, 1996
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 18, 1996
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jul 23, 1996
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jul 31, 1996
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Aug 1, 1996
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Aug 22, 1996
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Jul 18, 1996 2:01 p.m.
Agreed to 239/184
Jul 18, 1996 3:45 p.m.
Failed 168/258
Jul 18, 1996 4:32 p.m.
Passed 256/170
Jul 23, 1996 6:12 p.m.
Bill Passed 74/24
On the Conference Report
Jul 31, 1996 5:10 p.m.
Passed 328/101
On the Conference Report
Aug 1, 1996 8:04 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 78/21

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.Res. 495 (Related)
Waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 3734) ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 31, 1996

H.Res. 482 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 18, 1996

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