H.R. 5987 (111th): Seniors Protection Act of 2010

Jul 30, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Failed Under Suspension)
Earl Pomeroy
Representative for North Dakota At Large
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Jul 30, 2010
14 pages
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This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on December 8, 2010.

Introduced Jul 30, 2010
Referred to Committee Jul 30, 2010
Failed Under Suspension Dec 08, 2010
Full Title

To ensure that seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities who receive Social Security and certain other Federal benefits receive a one-time $250 payment in the event that no cost-of-living adjustment is payable in 2011.


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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Dec 08, 2010 12:06 p.m.
Failed 254/153

158 cosponsors (158D) (show)

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Seniors Protection Act of 2010 - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to disburse a $250 payment to recipients of Social Security, SSI (Supplemental Security Income under title XVI of the Social Security Act), railroad retirement benefits, and veterans disability compensation or pension benefits if no cost-of-living adjustment is payable in 2011.

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