H.R. 498 (107th): Blind Empowerment Act of 2001

Introduced:

Feb 7, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 7, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Robert Ehrlich Jr.
Representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2001
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 498” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
Feb 7, 2001

Details

Cosponsors
275 cosponsors (159D, 113R, 2I, 1A) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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