About the bill
H.R. 4547 amends titles II, VIII, and XVI of the Social Security Act to improve and strengthen the representative payment program. Specifically, the bill
- Strengthens oversight by increasing the number of performance reviews of payees, requiring additional types of reviews, and improving the effectiveness of the reviews by requiring the Protection and Advocacy system of each state to conduct the reviews, on behalf of the Social Security Administration (SSA)
- Reduces the burden on families by eliminating the requirement to file an annual payee accounting form for parents who live ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2018
Length: 17 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 13, 2018
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 13, 2018.
What legislators are saying
“NOW LAW: Johnson, Larson Bill to Strengthen Social Securitys Representative Payee Program”
— Rep. Sam Johnson [R-TX3, 1991-2018] (Sponsor) on Apr 13, 2018
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H.R. 4547 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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