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

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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Overview

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

History

Feb 7, 2001
 
Introduced

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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.

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