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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Jun 1, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 1, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator for Kansas
Jun 1, 1981
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S. 1294 (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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