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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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.
Representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2001
Length: 4 pages
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H.R. 498 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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