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H.R. 4277 (103rd): Social Security Independence and Program Improvements Act of 1994


To establish the Social Security Administration as an independent agency and to make other improvements in the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program.

Sponsor and status

Andrew Jacobs Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 11, 1994
Length: 81 pages
Introduced
Apr 21, 1994
103rd Congress (1993–1994)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 15, 1994

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 15, 1994.

Law
Pub.L. 103-296
Source

History

Apr 21, 1994
 
Introduced

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May 4, 1994
 
Ordered Reported

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May 17, 1994
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

May 23, 1994
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 5, 1994
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate (House next)

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 11, 1994
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Aug 15, 1994
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4277 (103rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4277. This is the one from the 103rd Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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