Summary: H.R.455 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.455. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/06/1993)

Microenterprise and Asset Development Act - Amends part A (Aid to Families with Dependent Children) (AFDC) of title IV of the Social Security Act (SSA) to exclude from AFDC eligibility determinations certain income and resources that are to be used for education, training, and employability purposes.

Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to report to the Congress on a revision of the AFDC limit on automobiles in order to increase the employability of AFDC recipients.

Provides for State agency exclusion from AFDC eligibility determinations of certain resources related to microenterprise initiatives by AFDC recipients towards self-sufficiency.

Requires State agencies to ensure that caseworkers advise AFDC recipients of the option for microenterprises.

Provides for the inclusion of microenterprise training and activities in the JOBS program under SSA title IV part F (Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Training Program).