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Introduced in House (02/28/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1473


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


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 28, 2019

Mr. Smith of Nebraska introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

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

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Focusing State Efforts to Expand Opportunity Act”.

SEC. 2. Targeting funds to truly needy families.

Section 404(k) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 604(k)) is amended to read as follows:

“(k) Prohibitions.—A State to which a grant is made under this part shall not use the grant to provide any assistance or services to a family whose monthly income exceeds twice the poverty line (as defined by the Office of Management and Budget, and revised annually in accordance with section 673(2) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981 (42 U.S.C. 9902(2))).”.


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