New Cosponsor — Jul 31, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA17]
The bill now has 10 cosponsors (5 Republicans, 5 Democrats).
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Apr 11, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on April 11, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 11, 2013
Length: 3 pages
To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide that the waiting period for disability insurance benefits shall not be applicable in the case of a recovering service member.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6445 (112th).
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. 1488”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1488 — 113th Congress: Recovering Service Members Disability Benefits Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1488
“H.R. 1488 — 113th Congress: Recovering Service Members Disability Benefits Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1488>
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