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H.R. 5302 (115th): BASIC Act

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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.

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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
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 15, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Mar 15, 2018
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5302 (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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