H.R. 1027 (100th): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the disparity between the benefits payable to individuals who retired in or after 1979 (when the decoupling changes in the benefit formula became effective) and the benefits payable to individuals similarly situated who retired before that year, by providing that the benefits to the former individuals never be less than those payable to the latter.


Feb 5, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 5, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Boner

Representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district


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2/5/1987--Introduced.Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to provide that the primary insurance amount for individuals who retired in or after 1979 shall ... Read more >

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Feb 5, 1987

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H.R. 1357 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 1987

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