H.R.4066 - To prohibit States from imposing a family cap under the program of temporary assistance to needy families.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Introduced 06/16/1998)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||06/19/1998 Referred to the Subcommittee on Human Resources.|
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Introduced in House (06/16/1998)
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[Congressional Bills 105th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 4066 Introduced in House (IH)] 105th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 4066 To prohibit States from imposing a family cap under the program of temporary assistance to needy families. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES June 16, 1998 Mr. Smith of New Jersey introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To prohibit States from imposing a family cap under the program of temporary assistance to needy families. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. PROHIBITION ON IMPOSITION OF A FAMILY CAP UNDER THE TANF PROGRAM. (a) Prohibition.--Section 408(a) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 608(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following: ``(12) Ban on family cap.--A State to which a grant is made under section 403 may not, under the State program funded under this part, deny assistance to a family in respect of an individual because the individual was born after the family became eligible for or began receiving assistance under the program.''. (b) Penalty.--Section 409(a) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 609(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following: ``(15) No tanf funds for program with family cap.-- Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, a State that violates section 408(a)(12) during a fiscal year shall remit to the Secretary all funds paid to the State under this part for the fiscal year, and no payment shall be made under this part to a State that has in effect a program that would be funded under this part but for a law, regulation, or policy that is inconsistent with such section.''. <all>