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Two versions of the President"s 1979 welfare reform program compared with current law

Vee Burke

Two versions of the President"s 1979 welfare reform program compared with current law

the original and house-passed Social Welfare Reform Amendments of 1979 (H.R. 4321/S, 1290 and H.R. 4904) and the Work and Training Opportunities Act of 1979

by Vee Burke

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public welfare -- United States,
  • Welfare recipients -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Vee Burke, Specialist in Social Legislation and Richard Hobbie, Analyst in Social Legislation
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1979-80, reel 8, fr. 1188
    ContributionsHobbie, Richard, Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination57 p.
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15451090M

    Work over Welfare tells the inside story of the legislation that ended "welfare as we know it." As a key staffer on the House Ways and Means Committee, author Ron Haskins was one of the architects of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act of Cited by:   Welfare reform has failed to significantly curb out‐ of‐ wedlock births to young women. Overall, the new welfare law is a second‐ best solution to welfare dependence.

    VIRGINIA AS A MODEL FOR OTHER STATE WELFARE PLANS VIRGINIA'S WELFARE REFORM: CURRENT LAW AND EFFECTS Laura Piper In , Virginia became the first state to submit a comprehensive statewide welfare reform plan to the federal government The crusade for a more effective Virginia welfare system was led by Governor George. Many scholars have addressed specific aspects of this subject, but until now there has been no single integrated overview. Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform is designed to fill this need and provide a forum for a range of voices and perspectives that reaffirm the key role race has played--and continues to play--in our approach to by:

      This book is a bit dated and I was little hesitant about that when I picked it up, but it turned out to be a great read! Hays examines the Personal Responsibility Act of (aka welfare reform) in great detail in this book published in /5. As noted above, the work provisions of the TANF program are contained in Section of the welfare-reform law. And Section of the welfare-reform law was deliberately not listed in Section of the Social Security Act. Section was titled "Mandatory Work Requirements" for a reason; those requirements cannot legally be waived.


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