H.R. 3638 (105th): To require a preference for Federal contractors that hire welfare recipients, to require the Secretary of Transportation to make grants to assist States and other entities in financing transportation services for welfare recipients, and to allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide guarantees of State loans to current or recent welfare recipients.


Apr 1, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 1, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Rob” Andrews

Representative for New Jersey's 1st congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

4/1/1998--Introduced.Requires the head of a Federal agency to give preference (except where no entry-level jobs are expected to be created, or national security reasons preclude) to contractors that hire recipients ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 1, 1998

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3638”). 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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