S. 99: Notch Fairness Act of 2015

A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to allow workers who attain age 65 after 1981 and before 1992 to choose either lump sum payments over four years totaling $5,000 or an improved benefit computation formula under a new 10-year rule governing the transition to the changes in benefit computation rules enacted in the Social Security Amendments of 1977, and for other purposes.

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Jan 7, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jan 7, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 7, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


David Vitter

Senior Senator from Louisiana



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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2015
Length: 8 pages


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Jan 7, 2015

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