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


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 was not enacted.


Theodore Deutch

Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

2/13/2013--Introduced.Protecting and Preserving Social Security Act - Directs the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the Department of Labor to prepare and publish for each calendar month a Consumer Price ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 13, 2013

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


28 cosponsors (28D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1811 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2015

S. 308 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2013

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