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H.R. 1050 (105th): A Living Wage, Jobs for All Act

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To establish a living wage, jobs for all policy by instituting overall planning to develop those living wage job opportunities essential to fulfillment of basic rights and responsibilities in a healthy democratic society; by facilitating conversion from unneeded military programs to civilian activities that meet important human needs; by producing a Federal capital budget through appropriate distinctions between operating and investment outlays; and by reducing poverty, violence, and the undue concentration of income, wealth, and power, and for other purposes.

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Ronald Dellums

Sponsor. Representative for California's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 12, 1997
Length: 33 pages
Mar 12, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 12, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Mar 12, 1997

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H.R. 1050 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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