S. 3513 (112th): Family Self-Sufficiency Act


Aug 2, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 2, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John “Jack” Reed

Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2012
Length: 21 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote the development of local strategies to coordinate use of assistance under sections 8 and 9 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 with public and private resources, to enable eligible families to achieve economic independence and self-sufficiency, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/2/2012--Introduced.Family Self-Sufficiency Act - Amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 to revise the purpose of the Family-Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program to include the use of both low-income housing assistance ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 2, 2012

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3513”). 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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Related Bills

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S. 454 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 5, 2013

H.R. 46 (Related)
Fallen Heroes Family Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 2011

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