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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Apr 29, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980
This bill was introduced on April 29, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 29th congressional district
A bill to amend title IV of the Social Security Act to improve the AFDC program by substituting block grants for open-ended Federal matching, to give the States a fiscal incentive to reduce error, waste, and fraud in the AFDC program, to provide fiscal relief to the States so as to reduce overall State welfare spending and increase basic benefits for the truly needy, to encourage the States to require work as a condition of eligibility for AFDC payments, to establish a demonstration project to provide a pilot test of the State's ability to design and implement their own welfare programs, and for other purposes.
4/29/1980--Introduced.Welfare Improvement Act of 1980 - Amends part A (Aid to Families with Dependent Children) of title IV of the Social Security Act to set forth a new formula for ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2429 (97th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 7198”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 7198 — 96th Congress: Welfare Improvement Act of 1980. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr7198
“H.R. 7198 — 96th Congress: Welfare Improvement Act of 1980.” www.GovTrack.us. 1980. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr7198>
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