S. 500 (113th): Keeping Our Social Security Promises Act


Mar 7, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 7, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

Junior Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2013
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to apply payroll taxes to remuneration and earnings from self-employment up to the contribution and benefit base and to remuneration in excess of $250,000.

Summary (CRS)

3/7/2013--Introduced.Keeping Our Social Security Promises Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to apply employment and self-employment taxes to remuneration up to the contribution and benefit base and to remuneration ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 7, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 500”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (11D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 1558 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 14, 2011

H.R. 5852 (Related)
Scrap the Cap Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 11, 2014

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