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S. 2374 (115th): Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act

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A bill 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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Sponsor and status

Thomas Carper

Sponsor. Senator for Delaware. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2018
Length: 28 pages
Introduced
Feb 5, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 13, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Carper Bills to Crackdown on Hundreds of Billions of Dollars in Improper Payments Approved by Senate Committee
    — Sen. Thomas Carper [D-DE] (Sponsor) on Jun 14, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

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 ...

History

Feb 5, 2018
 
Introduced

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Jun 13, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 13, 2018
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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S. 2374 (115th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2374. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

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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