S. 863 (112th): A bill to amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to clarify that the value of certain funeral and burial arrangements are not to be considered available resources under the supplemental security income program.

Introduced:

Apr 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Olympia Snowe
Senator from Maine
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2011
Length: 2 pages

See Instead:

S. 2150 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 1, 2012

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
4/14/2011--Introduced.Amends title XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act to provide that the value of certain funeral and burial arrangements involving an irrevocable trust whose named beneficiary ...

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2150 (Related)
A bill to amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to clarify that ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 1, 2012

H.R. 4149 (Related)
To amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to clarify that the value ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 2012

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History

Introduced
Apr 14, 2011

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4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
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