H.R.1258 - Job Opportunity and Welfare Reduction Act of 1997105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Franks, Bob [R-NJ-7] (Introduced 04/09/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||04/15/1997 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1258 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/09/1997)
Job Opportunity and Welfare Reduction Act of 1997 - Directs the Attorney General to conduct a temporary pilot program in States participating in the (welfare reform) program under part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF) of title IV of the Social Security Act. Requires the Attorney General to notify a State of potential employment opportunities for an adult TANF recipient arising from: (1) removal of an unauthorized alien from a work site by the Immigration and Naturalization Service; or (2) the issuance by the Attorney General to an employer of an unauthorized work letter (Form I-9 Inspection Result Letter, identifying the possible presence of an unauthorized alien).
Provides for a bonus under TANF to reward high-performing States.