To enhance Social Security benefits and ensure the long-term solvency of the Social Security program.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2019
Length: 43 pages
What legislators are saying
“congresswoman barbara Lee supports election reform”
— Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 12, 2001
“GOP conservatives sharpen knives for spending fight”
— Rep. Mike Johnson [R-LA4] on May 2, 2019
Feb 16, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1114 (115th).
Feb 13, 2019
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H.R. 1170 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1170. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Social Security Expansion Act, H.R. 1170, 116th Cong. (2019).
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