Teen Parent Provisions in the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996

Publication Date: October 1996

Publisher: Center for Law and Social Policy

Author(s): Jodie Levin-Epstein

Research Area: Social conditions

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Describes the provisions in the new law that specifically affect teen parents, such as requirements on residency and that minors stay-in-school. The paper also analyzes provisions that might have significant impact on teens, such as the funding bonus to states that demonstrate the greatest reduction in out-of-wedlock births.