H.R. 1509 (112th): Medicare Identity Theft Prevention Act of 2012

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to prohibit the inclusion of Social Security account numbers on Medicare cards.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Apr 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 20, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Sam Johnson

Representative for Texas's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2012
Length: 8 pages


Apr 13, 2011

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Dec 20, 2012
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 1509 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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