To prevent States from counting certain expenditures as State spending to reduce TANF work requirements.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for South Dakota At Large. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 28, 2016
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on May 11, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Jul 7, 2015
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May 11, 2016
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Jun 28, 2016
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means
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Jul 26, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3437 (115th).
H.R. 2959 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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