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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Charles “Chip” Pickering Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 14, 2007
Length: 8 pages

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.


Jun 14, 2007

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H.R. 2713 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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