S. 1073: Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act

A bill to amend the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act of 2012, including making changes to the Do Not Pay initiative, for improved detection, prevention, and recovery of improper payments to deceased individuals, and for other purposes.

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Apr 23, 2015


Reported by Committee on Jul 29, 2015

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 29, 2015.


Thomas Carper

Senior Senator from Delaware



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Last Updated: May 9, 2016
Length: 14 pages


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Apr 23, 2015

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Jul 29, 2015
Reported by Committee

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S. 1073 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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