HR 1167

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1167

To provide information on total spending on means-tested welfare programs, to provide additional work requirements, and to provide an overall spending limit on means-tested welfare programs.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 17, 2011

Mr. JORDAN (for himself, Mr. SCOTT of South Carolina, Mr. GARRETT, Mr. BURTON of Indiana, Mr. GOHMERT, and Mr. CHAFFETZ) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on the Budget, Rules, Agriculture, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To provide information on total spending on means-tested welfare programs, to provide additional work requirements, and to provide an overall spending limit on means-tested welfare programs.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--TANF REFORMS

TITLE II--WORK REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FOOD STAMP PROGRAM

TITLE III--REPORTING OF MEANS-TESTED WELFARE SPENDING IN PRESIDENT'S BUDGET SUBMISSION

TITLE IV--AGGREGATE CAP FOR MEANS-TESTED WELFARE SPENDING

TITLE V--GRANTS TO PROMOTE SELF-SUFFICIENCY

TITLE VI--PROHIBITION ON FUNDING OF ABORTION

TITLE I--TANF REFORMS

SEC. 101. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 102. ELIMINATION OF TEMPORARY MODIFICATION OF THE CASELOAD REDUCTION CREDIT.

SEC. 103. REDUCTION IN FUNDING OF STATE FAMILY ASSISTANCE GRANTS.

TITLE II--WORK REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FOOD STAMP PROGRAM

SEC. 201. RESTORATION OF ACT SHORT TITLE AND REFERENCES TO THE FOOD STAMP PROGRAM.

SEC. 202. AMENDMENTS.

`SEC. 29. WORK REQUIREMENTS AND ACTIVATION PROGRAM.

SEC. 203. TERMINATION OF BENEFIT INCREASE.

TITLE III--REPORTING OF MEANS-TESTED WELFARE SPENDING IN PRESIDENT'S BUDGET SUBMISSION

SEC. 301. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IN PRESIDENT'S BUDGET SUBMISSION.

TITLE IV--AGGREGATE CAP FOR MEANS-TESTED WELFARE SPENDING

SEC. 401. DEFINITION OF MEANS-TESTED WELFARE SPENDING.

SEC. 402. REPORTS TO BUDGET COMMITTEES.

SEC. 403. CONTENT OF CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS ON THE BUDGET.

SEC. 404. ALLOCATIONS OF MEANS-TESTED WELFARE SPENDING.

SEC. 405. RECONCILIATION.

TITLE V--GRANTS TO PROMOTE SELF-SUFFICIENCY

SEC. 501. GRANTS TO STATES.

`TITLE XXII--GRANTS TO STATES TO PROMOTE SELF-SUFFICIENCY AND PROSPERITY AND TO REDUCE DEPENDENCE

`SEC. 2201. GRANTS TO STATES.

TITLE VI--PROHIBITION ON FUNDING OF ABORTION

SEC. 601. PROHIBITION ON FUNDING FOR ABORTIONS.

SEC. 602. PROHIBITION ON FUNDING FOR HEALTH BENEFITS PLANS THAT COVER ABORTION.

SEC. 603. PROHIBITION ON TAX BENEFITS RELATING TO ABORTION.

SEC. 604. CONSTRUCTION RELATING TO SEPARATE COVERAGE.

SEC. 605. CONSTRUCTION RELATING TO THE USE OF NON-FEDERAL FUNDS FOR HEALTH COVERAGE.

SEC. 606. TREATMENT OF ABORTIONS RELATED TO RAPE, INCEST, OR PRESERVING THE LIFE OF THE MOTHER.

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