A bill to improve the retirement security of American families by increasing Social Security benefits for current and future beneficiaries while making Social Security stronger for future generations.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 5, 2015
Length: 14 pages
Aug 5, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on August 5, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Aug 5, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
S. 1940 (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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Civic Impulse. (2018). S. 1940 — 114th Congress: Safeguarding American Families and Expanding Social Security Act of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s1940
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