H.R. 2713 (110th): Joseph H. Seall Act of 2007


Jun 14, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 14, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles “Chip” Pickering Jr.

Representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district



Read Text »
Last Updated: Jun 14, 2007
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to authorize waivers by the Commissioner of Social Security of the 5-month waiting period for entitlement to benefits based on disability in cases in which the Commissioner determines that such waiting period would cause undue hardship to terminally ill beneficiaries, and to provide for a study by the Commissioner regarding possible improvements in disability claims processing.

Summary (CRS)

6/14/2007--Introduced.Joseph H. Seall Act of 2007 - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to authorize waivers by the Commissioner of Social Security ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 14, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2713”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (5R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2570 (Related)
Robert James Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 29, 2008

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: