New Cosponsor — Jun 11, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Alan Grayson [D-FL9]
The bill now has 4 cosponsors (4 Democrats).
May 5, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on May 5, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 5, 2009
Length: 8 pages
To amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the waiting periods for people with disabilities for entitlement to disability benefits and Medicare, and for other purposes.
5/5/2009--Introduced.Disability Equity Act - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to eliminate: (1) the five-month waiting period for an individual ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2263 — 111th Congress: Disability Equity Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2263
“H.R. 2263 — 111th Congress: Disability Equity Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2263>
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