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H.R. 219 (109th): Social Security Preservation Act of 2005

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to ensure the integrity of the Social Security trust funds by requiring the Managing Trustee to invest the annual surplus of such trust funds in marketable interest-bearing obligations of the United States and certificates of deposit in depository institutions insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and to protect such trust funds from the public debt limit.

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Sponsor and status

Ronald “Ron” Paul

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2005
Length: 7 pages

Jan 4, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 4, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jan 4, 2005

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H.R. 219 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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