H.R. 3073 (106th): Fathers Count Act of 1999


Oct 14, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 10, 1999 but was never passed by the Senate.


Nancy Johnson

Representative for Connecticut's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 19, 1999
Length: 69 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend part A of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide for grants for projects designed to promote responsible fatherhood, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Fatherhood Grant Program Title II: Fatherhood Projects of National Significance Title III: Welfare-to-Work Program Eligibility Title IV: Alternative Penalty Procedure Relating To State Disbursement Units ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 14, 1999

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 21, 1999
Reported by Committee

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Nov 10, 1999
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3073”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (8R, 6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Nov 10, 1999 3:33 p.m.
Failed 172/253
Nov 10, 1999 3:50 p.m.
Failed 184/238
Nov 10, 1999 4:31 p.m.
Passed 328/93

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3194 (Related)
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2000

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 29, 1999

H.Res. 367 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 10, 1999

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