H.R. 3779: Social Security Fraud Prevention Act of 2016

To restrict the inclusion of social security account numbers on documents sent by mail by the Federal Government, and for other purposes.

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Oct 21, 2015


Passed House on Sep 26, 2016

This bill passed in the House on September 26, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


David Valadao

Representative for California's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2016
Length: 3 pages


4% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Oct 21, 2015

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 15, 2016
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 22, 2016
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Sep 26, 2016
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 3779 is 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.

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