A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to exclude certain medical sources of evidence in making disability determinations.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Utah. Republican.
Last Updated: May 5, 2015
Length: 3 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on May 5, 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).
1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
“Senator Lankford in The Hill: Another Looming Crisis: Social Security Disability Insurance”
— Sen. James Lankford [R-OK] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 7, 2015
May 5, 2015
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S. 1198 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1198. 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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