S. 1823 (104th): Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act of 1996


May 24, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 24, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Dole

Senator from Kansas



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Last Updated: May 24, 1996
Length: 775 pages

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Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

5/24/1996--Introduced.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Block Grants for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Title II: Supplemental Security Income Subtitle A: Eligibility Restrictions Subtitle B: Benefits for Disabled Children Subtitle C: ... Read more >

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May 24, 1996

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May 24, 1996
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1823”). 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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