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S. 218: Social Security Fraud Prevention Act of 2017

A bill to restrict the inclusion of social security account numbers on documents sent by mail by the Federal Government, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Cory Gardner

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Colorado. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 15, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Jan 24, 2017

Status:

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 24, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 15, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 15, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

S. 218 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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