To amend title II of the Social Security Act to increase the level of earnings under which no individual who is blind is determined to have demonstrated an ability to engage in substantial gainful activity for purposes of determining disability.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 7, 2001
Length: 4 pages
Feb 7, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 7, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 7, 2001
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.R. 498 (107th) 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.
This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 498 — 107th Congress: Blind Empowerment Act of 2001. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr498
“H.R. 498 — 107th Congress: Blind Empowerment Act of 2001.” www.GovTrack.us. 2001. May 25, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr498>
|title=H.R. 498 (107th)
|accessdate=May 25, 2018
|author=107th Congress (2001)
|date=February 7, 2001
|quote=Blind Empowerment Act of 2001
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.