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The 2000 green book: Background material and data on programs within the jurisdiction of the Committee on Ways and Means

Individual Author: 
Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives

After 16 previous editions, the Green Book has become a standard reference source on American social policy. It is widely used by Members of Congress and their staffs, analysts in congressional and administrative agencies, members of the media, scholars, and citizens interested in the Nation's social policy.

National School Lunch and Child Nutrition Act of 1966 Amendments of 1975

Individual Author: 
U.S. Congress

This statute amended the National School Lunch and Child Nutrition Acts. Most notably, it took pilot programs for the School Breakfast Program and the Special Supplemental Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) and made them permanent. It also extended those programs to cover people who had not been previously eligible.

Public Law No. 94-105 (1975).

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Individual Author: 
U.S. Congress

This statute represents the first legislative reform of the public workforce system since the passage of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.  It is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy.

 

Public Law No. 113-128 (2014).

Economic Opportunity Act

Individual Author: 
U.S. Congress

This statute established a number of programs to improve the self-sufficiency of the poor, including Job Corps and other work training programs, community action programs to fight poverty at a local level, adult basic education programs, and Vista, a youth community service program. It also created loan programs for farms and small businesses, and pilot work-experience programs.

Public Law No. 88-452 (1964).

Social Security Act, Title XX: Block Grants to States for Social Services and Elder Justice

Individual Author: 
U.S. Congress

This statute provides Social Services Block Grants to each state and territory to meet the needs of its residents through locally relevant social services. The block grants support programs that allow communities to achieve or maintain economic self-sufficiency to prevent, reduce or eliminate dependency on social services.

The publication date noted for this Title reflects the original date the Social Security Act was enacted and not subsequent amendments made to the Act.

 

Social Security Act, Title IX: Miscellaneous Provisions Relating to Employment Security

Individual Author: 
U.S. Congress

This statute includes miscellaneous provisions related to employment security, including provisions that created and maintain an Unemployment Trust Fund for states through the U.S. Department of Treasury.

The publication date noted for this Title reflects the original date the Social Security Act was enacted and not subsequent amendments made to the Act.

 

Social Security Act, Title V: Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant

Individual Author: 
U.S. Congress

This statute provides support to states to help ensure the health of the Nation’s mothers, women, children and youth, including children and youth with special health care needs, and their families.

The publication date noted for this Title reflects the original date the Social Security Act was enacted and not subsequent amendments made to the Act.

 

Social Security Act, Title IV: Grants to States for Aid and Services to Needy Families with Children and for Child-Welfare Services

Individual Author: 
U.S. Congress

This statute implements the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and outlines it primary purposes relating to job preparation, work and marriage.

The publication date noted for this Title reflects the original date the Social Security Act was enacted and not subsequent amendments made to the Act.