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H.R. 1473: Focusing State Efforts to Expand Opportunity Act


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 28, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1473

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 28, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To amend title IV of the Social Security Act to target funds to truly needy families.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Focusing State Efforts to Expand Opportunity Act.

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Targeting funds to truly needy families

Section 404(k) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 604(k)) is amended to read as follows:

(k)

Prohibitions

A State to which a grant is made under this part shall not use the grant to provide any assistance or services to a family whose monthly income exceeds twice the poverty line (as defined by the Office of Management and Budget, and revised annually in accordance with section 673(2) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981 (42 U.S.C. 9902(2))).

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