S. 1956 (104th): Personal Responsibility, Work Opportunity, and Medicaid Restructuring Act of 1996


Jul 16, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 16, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Pete Domenici

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: Jul 16, 1996
Length: 1028 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 202(a) of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1997.

Summary (CRS)

7/16/1996--Introduced.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Agriculture and Related Provisions Subtitle A: Food Stamps and Commodity Distribution Subtitle B: Child Nutrition Programs Title II: Committee on Finance Subtitle A: Welfare Reform ... Read more >

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Jul 16, 1996

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Jul 16, 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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1956”). 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 19, 1996 9:24 a.m.
Motion Rejected 51/47
Jul 19, 1996 10:09 a.m.
Motion Rejected 37/61
Jul 19, 1996 10:46 a.m.
Motion Rejected 58/40
Jul 19, 1996 11:06 a.m.
Motion Rejected 46/50
Jul 23, 1996 9:35 a.m.
Motion Rejected 41/57
Jul 23, 1996 10:32 a.m.
Motion Rejected 46/52
Jul 23, 1996 12:19 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 78/21
Jul 23, 1996 3:48 p.m.
Motion Rejected 51/48
Jul 23, 1996 4:06 p.m.
Motion Rejected 35/64

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H.R. 3734 (Supersedes)
Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 22, 1996

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