H.R. 1279 (99th): A bill to amend Part A of Title IV of the Social Security Act to improve quality control standards and procedures under the AFDC program, and to provide for studies to assist in the further improvement of such standards and procedures.


Feb 26, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 26, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Matsui

Representative for California's 3rd congressional district


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2/26/1985--Introduced.Amends part A (Aid to Families with Dependent Children) of title IV of the Social Security Act to require, in order to establish and maintain improved AFDC quality control standards ... Read more >

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Feb 26, 1985

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84 cosponsors (74D, 10R) (show)
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H.R. 3128 (Related)
Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985

Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 7, 1986

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