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H.R. 918 (114th): Social Security Disability Insurance and Unemployment Benefits Double Dip Elimination Act

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To amend title II of the Social Security Act to prevent concurrent receipt of unemployment benefits and Social Security disability insurance, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Sam Johnson

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 12, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Feb 12, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 12, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


55 Cosponsors (55 Republicans)


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What legislators are saying

House Passes Budget that Balances, Includes Sam Johnson Measure to Protect Taxpayer Dollars
    — Rep. Sam Johnson [R-TX3, 1991-2018] (Sponsor) on Mar 25, 2015

Brown Joins Social Security Advocates to Release Letter Signed by 70 National Organizations in Opposition to Dangerous Cuts That Could Harm Seniors, Americans with Disabilities
    — Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-OH] on Mar 17, 2015

Sam Johnson Introduces Bill to Protect Taxpayer Dollars
    — Rep. Sam Johnson [R-TX3, 1991-2018] (Sponsor) on Feb 12, 2015

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Feb 12, 2015

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H.R. 918 (114th) 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. 918. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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