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H.R. 5991 (102nd): Supplemental Security Income Reform Act of 1992

To amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to increase the level of assets permitted under the supplemental security income program, to eliminate the one-third reduction of benefits required for beneficiaries receiving in kind support or maintenance from the persons with whom they are living, and to provide that eligibility for, and the amount of, such benefits be determined without regard to certain trust transactions and without regard to the value of donated clothing.

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Sponsor and status


Sep 22, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 22, 1992, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Douglas Owens

Representative for Utah's 2nd congressional district



Sep 22, 1992

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H.R. 5991 (102nd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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