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H.R. 2966 (114th): Reducing Poverty through Employment Act

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.

Jason Smith

Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2016
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Jul 8, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 11, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Jul 8, 2015
 
Introduced

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May 11, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 28, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means

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H.R. 2966 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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