H.R. 3758 (112th): Social Security Safety Dividend Act


Dec 20, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 20, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Laura Richardson

Representative for California's 37th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

Social Security Safety Dividend Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to disburse a $250 payment for a particular year to recipients of Social Security benefits, Supplemental Security Income ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 20, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3758”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 6294 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 29, 2010

H.R. 2711 (Related)
Supporting Our Seniors COLA Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2011

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