To amend title II of the Social Security Act to reduce the minimum age at which a widow or widower may remarry and remain eligible for benefits, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 27, 2018
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on June 27, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Jun 27, 2018
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H.R. 6247 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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