Key Votes

HR 890 - Preserving Work Requirements for Welfare Programs Act of 2013 - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (246-181) - (Key vote)

Title: Preserving Work Requirements for Welfare Programs Act of 2013

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits waivers from being given to states for the work requirements of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the Secretary of Health and Human Services from authorizing, modifying, or extending any state experimental or demonstration project that waives compliance with a work requirement of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the repeal of any TANF work requirement waiver granted before the enactment of this bill (Sec. 2).
  • Extends appropriations for the TANF program and related programs through December 31, 2013 (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Preserving Work Requirements for Welfare Programs Act of 2013

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