H.R. 3996 (102nd): Social Security Reorganization Act of 1991


Nov 26, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 26, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Alfred McCandless

Representative for California's 37th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To establish the Social Security Administration as an independent agency, which shall be headed by a Social Security Board, and which shall be responsible for the administration of the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program under title II of the Social Security Act and the supplemental security income program under title XVI of such Act.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Establishment of the Social Security AdministrationAmends title VII (Administration) of the Social Security Act to establish the Social Security Administration as an independent executive agency to be governed ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 26, 1991

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3996”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.R. 861 (101st) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 6, 1989

H.R. 623 (103rd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 1993

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