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H.R. 1795 (113th): Social Security Fairness Act of 2013

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To amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions.

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Sponsor and status

Rodney Davis

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2013
Length: 3 pages
Apr 26, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 26, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


136 Cosponsors (96 Democrats, 40 Republicans)


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What legislators are saying

Reps. Davis and Schiff Introduce Bipartisan Social Security Fairness Act
    — Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL13] (Sponsor) on May 8, 2013

Rep. Mark Takano Releases Year-End Report for California’s 41st Congressional District
    — Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA41] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 7, 2014

Rep. Mark Takano Releases Year-End Report for Californias 41st Congressional District
    — Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA41] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 7, 2014

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Apr 26, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 1795 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1795. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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