S. 3512 (110th): Social Security Number Protection Act of 2008


Sep 17, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 17, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Durbin

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Sep 17, 2008
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to remove social security account numbers from Medicare identification cards and communications provided to Medicare beneficiaries in order to protect Medicare beneficiaries from identity theft.

Summary (CRS)

9/17/2008--Introduced.Social Security Number Protection Act of 2008 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish and begin to implement procedures to eliminate the unnecessary collection, use, and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 17, 2008

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3512”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 2312 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 16, 2006

S. 1275 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 23, 2011

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