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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Family Stability and Work Act of 1995

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To promote self-sufficiency and stability among families receiving aid to families with dependent children by increasing employment opportunities; to increase State flexibility in operating a Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Training Program; to improve the interstate enforcement of child support and parentage court orders; and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
03/15/1995Introduced in House

All Actions (16)

Date
04/10/1995Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman.
Action By: Committee on Commerce
03/27/1995Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Nutrition and Foreign Agriculture.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
03/27/1995Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on National Security
03/27/1995Referred to the Subcommittee on Civil Service.
Action By: Committee on Government Reform and Oversight
03/27/1995Executive Comment Requested from DOD.
Action By: Committee on National Security
03/24/1995See H.R.4.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
03/21/1995For Further Action See H.R.4.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
03/15/1995Referred to House Ways and Means
Action By: House of Representatives
03/15/1995Referred to House Judiciary
Action By: House of Representatives
03/15/1995Referred to House Commerce
Action By: House of Representatives
03/15/1995Referred to House Government Reform
Action By: House of Representatives
03/15/1995Referred to House Economic and Educational
Action By: House of Representatives
03/15/1995Referred to House National Security
Action By: House of Representatives
03/15/1995Referred to House Agriculture
Action By: House of Representatives
03/15/1995Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Economic and Educational Opportunities, Agriculture, Commerce, the Judiciary, National Security, and Government Reform and Oversight, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/15/1995Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (75)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Abercrombie, Neil [D-HI-1]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-5]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Becerra, Xavier [D-CA-30]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Beilenson, Anthony C. [D-CA-24]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-3]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Clay, William (Bill) [D-MO-1]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Clayton, Eva M. [D-NC-1]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Coleman, Ronald D. [D-TX-16]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Collins, Barbara-Rose [D-MI-15]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Collins, Cardiss [D-IL-7]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14]* 03/15/1995
Rep. de la Garza, E. [D-TX-15]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Dellums, Ronald V. [D-CA-9]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-17]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Faleomavaega, Eni F. H. [D-AS-At Large]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Fields, Cleo [D-LA-4]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Flake, Floyd H. [D-NY-6]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Foglietta, Thomas M. [D-PA-1]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Furse, Elizabeth [D-OR-1]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Gonzalez, Henry B. [D-TX-20]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Hilliard, Earl F. [D-AL-7]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-26]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Jefferson, William J. [D-LA-2]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Johnston, Harry [D-FL-19]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Martinez, Matthew G. [D-CA-31]* 03/15/1995
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7]* 03/15/1995
Rep. McKinney, Cynthia A. [D-GA-11]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Meek, Carrie P. [D-FL-17]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Mfume, Kweisi [D-MD-7]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Mineta, Norman Y. [D-CA-15]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Olver, John W. [D-MA-1]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Owens, Major R. [D-NY-11]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Pastor, Ed [D-AZ-2]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-8]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Reynolds, Mel [D-IL-2]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Romero-Barcelo, Carlos A. [D-PR-At Large]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-33]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Sabo, Martin Olav [D-MN-5]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT-At Large]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Schroeder, Patricia [D-CO-1]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-16]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-13]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Stokes, Louis [D-OH-11]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Studds, Gerry E. [D-MA-10]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Torres, Estaban Edward [D-CA-34]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Tucker, Walter R., III [D-CA-37]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Underwood, Robert A. [D-GU-At Large]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-12]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Vento, Bruce F. [D-MN-4]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-35]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Watt, Melvin L. [D-NC-12]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-29]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Williams, Pat [D-MT-At Large]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Wynn, Albert Russell [D-MD-4]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Yates, Sidney R. [D-IL-9]* 03/15/1995
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-8] 03/22/1995

Committees (7)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Agriculture03/15/1995 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Nutrition and Foreign Agriculture03/27/1995 Referred to
House National Security03/15/1995 Referred to
House National Security Subcommittee on Military Personnel03/27/1995 Referred to
House Economic and Educational Opportunities03/15/1995 Referred to
House Government Reform and Oversight03/15/1995 Referred to
House Government Reform Subcommittee on Civil Service03/27/1995 Referred to
House Commerce03/15/1995 Referred to
House Commerce Subcommittee on Health and Environment04/10/1995 Referred to
House Judiciary03/15/1995 Referred to
House Ways and Means03/15/1995 Referred to

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Subjects (142)


Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (03/15/1995)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Improving Aid to Families with Dependent Children

Title II: Making Work Pay

Title III: Improving Child Support Enforcement

Title IV: Reauthorization of Child Care and Development

Block Grant

Title V: Amendments to the Internal Revenue Code

Title VI: Effective Date

Family Stability and Work Act of 1995 - Title I: Improving Aid To Families With Dependent Children - Amends parts A (Aid to Families with Dependent Children) (AFDC) and F (Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Training Program) (JOBS) of title IV of the Social Security Act (SSA) to make various specified changes with regard to AFDC benefits, including changes: (1) increasing the standard earned income disregard under AFDC and State flexibility regarding recipient participation in the JOBS program; (2) eliminating the different treatment of two-parent families; (3) extending the transitional child care guarantee under AFDC; (4) increasing the Federal matching rates for child care under AFDC; (5) increasing JOBS program funding; (6) adding requirements for State JOBS program participation rates; (7) increasing JOBS and transitional child care matching rates for States whose recipients leave AFDC for paid employment; (8) increasing at-risk child care funding; and (9) establishing a jobs creation and work experience program under JOBS.

Title II: Making Work Pay - Amends Medicaid and the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to provide for transitional Medicaid benefits and the continuation of food stamps in order to make work pay for former AFDC recipients.

(Sec. 202) Provides for the temporary exclusion of earned income for purposes of determining rent paid for units in federally assisted housing.

Title III: Improving Child Support Enforcement - Amends SSA title IV part D (Child Support and Establishment of Paternity) to make various specified changes with regard to: (1) State obligations to provide paternity establishment and child support enforcement services; (2) distribution of payments; (3) due process rights; (4) privacy safeguards; (5) program administration and funding, including funding for Secretarial assistance to State programs; (6) locate and case tracking, including providing for centralized collection and disbursement of support payments and an expanded Federal Parent Locator Service; and (7) State law requirements, including interstate enforcement of child support orders, expedited administrative and judicial procedures, and paternity establishment.

(Sec. 351) Establishes a National Child Support Guidelines Commission to develop a national child support guideline for consideration by the Congress that is based on a study of various guideline models, the benefits and deficiencies of such models, and any needed improvements.

(Sec. 361) Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide for a change in the order of refund distributions and make other specified changes with regard to the enforcement of support orders, including providing for the Internal Revenue Service to collect child support arrears and revising the authority for support collection with respect to Federal employees.

(Sec. 364) Provides for the enforcement of child support obligations of members of the armed forces through the establishment of a centralized personnel locator service.

(Sec. 365) Makes other specified changes with regard to child support enforcement matters, including establishing State procedures for: (1) placing liens for arrears of child support on motor vehicle titles of individuals owing such arrears; (2) voiding fraudulent transfers in cases where a debtor transferred income or property to avoid payment of a child support creditor; (3) suspending driver's and other types of licenses in arrearage cases; and (4) charging for the collection of interest and penalties on arrearages.

(Sec. 368) Modifies arrearage reporting to credit bureaus.

(Sec. 389) Extends the statute of limitations for collection of arrearages.

(Sec. 371) Provides for the denial of passports for nonpayment of child support.

(Sec. 372) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the United States should ratify the United Nations Convention of 1956.

Provides for the treatment of international child support cases as interstate cases.

(Sec. 381) Makes a technical correction to the definition of medical child support order under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.

Title IV: Reauthorization of Child Care And Development Block Grant - Amends the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 to reauthorize the child care and development block grant program.

Title V: Amendments to the Internal Revenue Code - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase from 35 percent to 36.25 percent of a corporation's taxable income over $10 million the top marginal corporate tax rate.

Title VI: Effective Date - Sets forth the effective date of this Act.