H.R. 1630 (112th): Social Security and Medicare Protection Act

Introduced:
Apr 15, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Tim Murphy
Representative for Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Apr 15, 2011
Length
7 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4939 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 25, 2010

H.R. 1713 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 24, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 15, 2011
Referred to Committee Apr 15, 2011
 
Full Title

To establish a procedure to safeguard the surpluses of the Social Security and Medicare hospital insurance trust funds.

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Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (4R, 1D) (show)
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4/15/2011--Introduced.
Social Security and Medicare Protection Act - Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to make it out of order in the House of Representatives or the Senate to consider any concurrent resolution on the budget (or related measure) that would set forth a surplus for any fiscal year less than the combined surpluses of the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund, the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund, and the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund for that fiscal year.
Makes it out of order in the House of Representatives or the Senate to consider any (spending or tax) measure if its enactment would cause the surplus for any fiscal year covered by the most recently agreed to budget resolution to be less than such combined Fund surpluses.

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