H.R. 2263 (111th): Disability Equity Act


May 5, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 5, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Betty Sutton

Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 5, 2009
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

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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May 5, 2009

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