About the bill
- Full Title
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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Sep 22, 1992
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5991”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5991 — 102nd Congress: Supplemental Security Income Reform Act of 1992. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/hr5991
“H.R. 5991 — 102nd Congress: Supplemental Security Income Reform Act of 1992.” www.GovTrack.us. 1992. February 7, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/hr5991>
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