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H.R. 649 (113th): Protecting and Preserving Social Security Act

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To amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements in the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, to provide for cash relief for years for which annual COLAs do not take effect under certain cash benefit programs, and to provide for Social Security benefit protection.

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Sponsor and status

Theodore “Ted” Deutch

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
Length: 15 pages
Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


28 Cosponsors (28 Democrats)


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What legislators are saying

Huffman Holds Town Halls in Petaluma and Mill Valley on Protecting Social Security and Medicare
    — Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA2] (Co-sponsor) on May 31, 2013

Subcommittee Discusses Need for Stability of Vision for NASA Human Spaceflight
    — Rep. Mo Brooks [R-AL5] on Feb 27, 2013

Huffman Holds Town Hall in Ukiah on Protecting Social Security and Medicare
    — Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA2] (Co-sponsor) on May 30, 2013

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Feb 13, 2013

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

H.R. 649 (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. 649. 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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