Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 : Public Law 104-193 : H.R. 3734.
Index of Federal Child Welfare Laws
United States Congress
Published: August 21, 1996
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Limits eligibility for Federal foster care and adoption assistance payments to children in families that would have been eligible for Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). Requires States to consider giving preference to adult relatives over non-relative caregivers when choosing a placement for a child. (Note: The AFDC program was replaced by Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).)
welfare reform; afdc