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H.R. 5302: BASIC Act

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide that an individual's entitlement to any benefit thereunder shall continue through the month of his or her death (without affecting any other person's entitlement to benefits for that month) and that such individual's benefit shall be payable for such month only to the extent proportionate to the number of days in such month preceding the date of such individual's death.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Peter DeFazio

Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 15, 2018
Length: 10 pages
Introduced:

Mar 15, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Mar 15, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 15, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 15, 2018
 
Introduced

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Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

H.R. 5302 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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