H. R. 4379
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 18, 2012
Mr. Stark (for himself, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Ms. Moore, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. McDermott, Ms. Woolsey, Ms. Schakowsky, Ms. DeLauro, Mrs. Maloney, Mr. Jackson of Illinois, Ms. Richardson, Ms. Norton, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Davis of Illinois, and Mr. Rush) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned
To amend title IV of the Social Security Act to permit States to exempt single parents with children under 60 months of age from TANF participation rate requirements.
This Act may be cited as the
Women’s Option to Raise Kids
Increased age limit for exemption from TANF participation rate requirements
Section 407(b)(5) of
the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 607(b)(5)) is amended by striking
months each place it appears and inserting
The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply to fiscal years beginning after fiscal year 2012.