H.R.4206 - HAND UP Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23] (Introduced 03/11/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Agriculture; Financial Services; Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||06/13/2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4206 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/11/2014)
Help Americans in Need Develop Their Ultimate Potential Act or HAND UP Act - Establishes a framework for the head of a state entity or of a sub-state entity administering two or more qualified federal programs to participate in a demonstration project, approved by the administering Secretary, that supports individuals and families with the goal of moving them towards self-sufficiency, reducing welfare dependence, and increasing work and earnings. Authorizes the administering Secretary to waive program requirements for purposes of the demonstration.
Specifies as qualified federal programs: (1) the TANF program under part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF) of title IV of the Social Security Act (SSA), (2) the Block Grants to States for Social Services under SSA title XX, (3) activities funded under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, (4) activities funded under the United States Housing Act of 1937, and (5) the supplemental nutrition assistance program under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008.
Amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 to require an annual public housing agency plan for a public housing agency to contain certain demonstration project application information.