To restrict the inclusion of social security account numbers on documents sent by mail by the Federal Government, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 21st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 27, 2016
Length: 3 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 26, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“House Passes Valadao Social Security Fraud Prevention Bill”
— Rep. David Valadao [R-CA21, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Sep 26, 2016
“Rep. Swalwell, Valadao Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Social Security Identity Theft and Fraud”
— Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA15] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 23, 2015
Oct 21, 2015
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Sep 15, 2016
A committee has voted to issue 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 26, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)
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.
Sep 26, 2016
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
H.R. 3779 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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