H.R. 2966: Reducing Poverty through Employment Act

Introduced:

Jul 8, 2015

Status:

Reported by Committee on May 11, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 11, 2016.

Sponsor:

Jason Smith

Representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2016
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

11% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the purposes of TANF to include reducing poverty by increasing employment entry, retention, and advancement.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jul 8, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 11, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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