H.R. 4460 (96th): Family Welfare Improvement Act


Jun 14, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 14, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Rousselot

Representative for California's 26th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title IV of the Social Security Act to improve the operation of the AFDC program, to give the States a fiscal incentive to reduce error and waste in the AFDC program, to permit the States to use savings from the AFDC program to defray the costs of other welfare programs, to provide fiscal relief to the States under the AFDC program, to make it clear that States may impose work requirements as a condition of eligibility for AFDC payments, and to establish a demonstration project to provide a pilot test of the States' ability to create their own welfare programs as an alternative to the AFDC program.

Summary (CRS)

6/14/1979--Introduced.Family Welfare Improvement Act - Amends part A (Aid to Families with Dependent Children) of title IV of the Social Security Act to set forth a new formula for determining ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 14, 1979

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4460”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


13 cosponsors (12R, 1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 3004 (97th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 2, 1981

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