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S. 1576 (114th): Representative Payee Fraud Prevention Act of 2015

A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to prevent fraud by representative payees.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 15, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on August 5, 2015 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

James Lankford

Senator from Oklahoma

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 30, 2016
Length: 8 pages

History

Jun 15, 2015
 
Introduced

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Jun 24, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 27, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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Aug 5, 2015
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Oct 9, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 21, 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.

Dec 30, 2016
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee.

S. 1576 (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.

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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