About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to consolidate Federal grants to States for social services, to eliminate unnecessary restrictions on those programs and increase flexibility in a State's exercise of its responsibility for program administration, and for other purposes.
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Jun 1, 1981
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1294”). 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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Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 7, 1981
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1294 — 97th Congress: Social Services Block Grant Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s1294
“S. 1294 — 97th Congress: Social Services Block Grant Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1981. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s1294>
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