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S. 349 (114th): Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2015

A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to empower individuals with disabilities to establish their own supplemental needs trusts.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 3, 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 September 9, 2015 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Senator from Iowa

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 10, 2015
Length: 2 pages

History

Feb 3, 2015
 
Introduced

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Jun 24, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 30, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Finance

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Sep 9, 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.

S. 349 (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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