H.R. 1031: Social Security Protection and Truth in Budgeting Act of 2013

Introduced:
Mar 07, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
0% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Peter DeFazio
Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Mar 07, 2013
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 796 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 18, 2011

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 7, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Mar 07, 2013
Referred to Committee Mar 07, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

1% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to ensure that the receipts and disbursements of the Social Security trust funds are not included in a unified Federal budget and to provide that Social Security contributions are used to protect Social Security solvency by mandating that Trust Fund monies cannot be diverted to create private accounts.

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3/7/2013--Introduced.
Social Security Protection and Truth in Budgeting Act of 2013 - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the receipts and disbursements of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund (Social Security trust funds) from being included in the federal budget baseline for any fiscal year and from being counted as new budget authority, outlays, receipts, or deficit or surplus for purposes of offsetting any tax decrease or spending increase.
Excludes Social Security trust fund receipts and disbursements totals from official Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Congressional Budget Office (CBO) budget pronouncements.
Makes proceeds to the Social Security trust funds from Social Security taxes available solely for OASDI purposes. Prohibits their availability for the establishment or funding of private accounts.

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