S. 81 (111th): Notch Fairness Act of 2009


Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Vitter

Senator from Louisiana



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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to allow workers who attain age 65 after 1981 and before 1992 to choose either lump sum payments over four years totaling $5,000 or an improved benefit computation formula under a new 10-year rule governing the transition to the changes in benefit computation rules enacted in the Social Security Amendments of 1977, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/6/2009--Introduced.Notch Fairness Act of 2009 - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to revise the formula for the computation of minimum ... Read more >

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Jan 6, 2009

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 81”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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S. 17 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 20, 2008

S. 118 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 2011

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