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This bill has been added to the Senate’s floor schedule for the next legislative day.
Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Jun 1, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This bill was introduced on June 1, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Kansas
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.
6/1/1981--Introduced.Social Services Block Grant Act - Consolidates Federal assistance to States for social services into a single grant.Authorizes States to provide social services including child care, day care, foster care, ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. November 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s1294>
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