A bill to restore the American family, enhance support and work opportunities for families with children, reduce out-of-wedlock pregnancies, reduce welfare dependence by requiring work, control welfare spending, and increase State flexibility.
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S. 1823 (104th) was 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.
This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1823 — 104th Congress: Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act of 1996. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/s1823
“S. 1823 — 104th Congress: Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act of 1996.” www.GovTrack.us. 1996. October 25, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/s1823>
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