H.R. 4 (104th): Work Opportunity Act of 1995

Introduced:

Jan 4, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Vetoed (No Override Attempt) on Jan 9, 1996

This bill was vetoed by the President on January 9, 1996 and Congress did not attempt an override before the end of the Congressional session.

Sponsor:

Clay Shaw Jr.

Representative for Florida's 22nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 1995
Length: 291 pages

About the bill

Full Title

"An Act to enhance support and work opportunities for families with children, reduce welfare dependence, and control welfare spending".

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 4, 1995
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 24, 1995
 
Passed House

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

Jun 9, 1995
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Sep 19, 1995
 
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.

Dec 21, 1995
 
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.

Dec 22, 1995
 
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.

Jan 9, 1996
 
Vetoed

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

This page is about a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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