H.R. 4671 (107th): Social Security Widow’s Benefit Guarantee Act of 2002


May 7, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 7, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Matsui

Representative for California's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 7, 2002
Length: 30 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to improve benefits for aged survivors, disabled survivors, and divorced spouses, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/7/2002--Introduced.Social Security Widow's Benefit Guarantee Act of 2002 - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to:(1) provide for an increase ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 7, 2002

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. 4671”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


139 cosponsors (139D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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