S.6 - Welfare bill

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide permanent family tax relief, to reauthorize and improve the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families and to improve access to quality child care, and to provide incentives for charitable contributions by individuals and businesses, to improve the public disclosure of activities of exempt organizations, and to enhance the ability of low-income Americans to gain financial security by building assets, and for other purposes. view all titles (11)

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  • Popular: Welfare bill as .
  • Popular: Needy Families Assistance bill as .
  • Popular: Needy Families Assistance bill.
  • Popular: Welfare bill.
  • Short: Marriage, Opportunity, Relief, and Empowerment Act of 2005 as introduced.
  • Short: MORE Act as introduced.
  • Short: CARE Act of 2005 as introduced.
  • Short: Personal Responsibility and Individual Development for Everyone Act as introduced.
  • Short: PRIDE Act as introduced.
  • Short: Savings for Working Families Act of 2005 as introduced.
  • Official: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide permanent family tax relief, to reauthorize and improve the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families and to improve access to quality child care, and to provide incentives for charitable contributions by individuals and businesses, to improve the public disclosure of activities of exempt organizations, and to enhance the ability of low-income Americans to gain financial security by building assets, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Marriage, Opportunity, Relief, and Empowerment Act of 2005 or the MORE Act - Makes permanent specified provisions of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 relating to tax benefits for children and marriage penalty relief. Personal Responsibility and Individual Develo

Official Summary

Marriage, Opportunity, Relief, and Empowerment Act of 2005 or the MORE Act - Makes permanent specified provisions of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 relating to tax benefits for children and marriage penalty relief. Personal Responsibility and Individual Development for Everyone Act or the PRIDE Act - Amends the Social Security Act to:
(1) revise the program of grants to States for temporary aid to needy families (TANF) to, among other things, extend the authority for family assistance grants, promote family employment and self-sufficiency programs, and establish a responsible fatherhood program;
(2) extend the authority for the sexual abstinence education program;
(3) revise child support enforcement requirements;
(4) extend the authority for approving certain child welfare demonstration projects; and
(5) extend the Transitional Medical Assistance Program (TMA). CARE Act of 2005 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code provisions relating to charitable giving, including to:
(1) allow nonitemizing taxpayers to claim a tax deduction for charitable contributions;
(2) permit tax-free distributions from individual retirement accounts (IRAs) for charitable purposes; and
(3) allow individual taxpayers to claim a tax deduction for contributions of food and book inventories. Revises various disclosure and oversight requirements relating to tax-exempt organizations. Restores and increases funding for the Social Services Block Grant Program. Savings for Working Families Act of 2005 - Allows certain low income individuals to establish individual development accounts for accumulating assets for homeownership, education, business startup and other purposes. Allows an investment tax credit for contributions to an individual development account. Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Corporation for National and Community Service, the Attorney General, and the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to award grants to and enter into cooperative agreements with nongovernmental organizations to assist nonprofit community-based organizations in delivering social services. Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to contract for an evaluation of maternity group homes under the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act.

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