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H.R. 4929 (115th): Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act

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To amend the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act of 2012, including making changes to the Do Not Pay Initiative, for improved detection, prevention, and recovery of improper payments to deceased individuals, and for other purposes.

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Cheri Bustos

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2018
Length: 14 pages
Feb 5, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 5, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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S. 2374 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Jun 13, 2018


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Coalition to Reduce Spending The Coalition to Reduce Spending supports the passage of the Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act. The legislation follows the GAO’s recommendations to provide agencies with access to the full death list maintained by the Social Security Administration (SSA) and ...


Feb 5, 2018

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H.R. 4929 (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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