Vote — Jul 29, 2015 2:35 p.m.
Mar 10, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This bill was introduced on March 10, 1981, 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 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.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 29, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 13, 1981
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2429 — 97th Congress: Welfare Improvement Act of 1981. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr2429
“H.R. 2429 — 97th Congress: Welfare Improvement Act of 1981.” www.GovTrack.us. 1981. July 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr2429>
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