Bill Text — Sep 21, 2012
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Sep 11, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 20, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Michigan's 4th congressional district
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9/20/2012--Passed House without amendment.Disapproves of the rule submitted by the Office of Family Assistance of the Administration for Children and Families of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) ... Read more >
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