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

Introduced:

Jun 14, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

John Rousselot
Representative for California's 26th congressional district
Republican

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.

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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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History

Introduced
Jun 14, 1979

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17 cosponsors (16R, 1D) (show)
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