H.R. 1179: Preserving the Work Requirement for Welfare Act

To prohibit waivers relating to compliance with the work requirements for the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families, and for other purposes.

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Feb 27, 2015


Referred to Committee on Feb 27, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 27, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Tom Reed II

Representative for New York's 23rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2015
Length: 3 pages


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Feb 27, 2015

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