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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Focusing State Efforts to Expand Opportunity Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title IV of the Social Security Act to target funds to truly needy families.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
02/28/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
02/28/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
02/28/2019Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/28/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2] 03/06/2019
Rep. Ferguson, A. Drew, IV [R-GA-3] 03/14/2019

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means02/28/2019 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support02/28/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/28/2019)

Focusing State Efforts to Expand Opportunity Act

This bill prohibits states from using Temporary Assistance for Needy Families grants to provide assistance or services to families whose monthly incomes exceed twice the poverty line. Under current law, families must be financially needy and have a minor child to qualify for assistance; however, individual states determine the financial eligibility requirements.