H.R. 7198 (96th): Welfare Improvement Act of 1980

Introduced:

Apr 29, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 29, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Gerald Solomon

Representative for New York's 29th congressional district

Republican

About the bill

Full Title

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 29, 1980
 
Introduced

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