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H.R. 3118 (113th): Strengthening Social Security Act of 2013

To improve the retirement security of American families by strengthening Social Security.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Linda Sánchez

Sponsor. Representative for California's 38th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 17, 2013
Length: 14 pages
Sep 17, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 17, 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).


66 Cosponsors (66 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Schwartz Urges Passage of Bill to Strengthen Social Security
    — Rep. Allyson Schwartz [D-PA13, 2005-2014] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 10, 2013

Tonko Statement on Social Security COLA
    — Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY20] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 22, 2014

Strengthening Social Security
    — Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA9] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 27, 2014

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Sep 17, 2013

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

H.R. 3118 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3118. 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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