H. R. 2966
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 8, 2015
Mr. Smith of Missouri (for himself and Mrs. Noem) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
To amend the purposes of TANF to include reducing poverty by increasing employment entry, retention, and advancement.
This Act may be cited as the
Reducing Poverty through Employment Act.
Purposes of the TANF Program to Include Reducing Poverty
Section 401(a) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 601(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following:
reduce poverty by increasing employment entry, retention, and advancement.
The amendment made by this Act shall take effect on October 1, 2015.