H.R. 2429 (97th): Welfare Improvement Act of 1981

A bill to amend title IV of the Social Security Act to improve the aid to families with dependent children 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 aid to families with dependent children 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 aid to families with dependent children payments, to establish a demonstration project to provide a pilot test of the States' ability to design and implement their own welfare programs, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 10, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 10, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Gerald Solomon

Representative for New York's 29th congressional district

Republican

History

Mar 10, 1981
 
Introduced

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H.R. 2429 (97th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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