A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to preserve and strengthen the Social Security program through the creation of personal retirement accounts funded by employer and employee Social Security payroll deductions, to restore the solvency of the old-age survivors, and disability insurance programs, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for South Carolina. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 18, 2003
Length: 107 pages
108th Congress (2003–2004)
This bill was introduced on November 18, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Nov 18, 2003
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S. 1878 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1878. This is the one from the 108th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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