To amend title II of the Social Security Act to improve social security benefits for widows and widowers in two-income households.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 38th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 5, 2019
Length: 8 pages
Mar 16, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1583 (115th).
Mar 5, 2019
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H.R. 1540 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Protecting Our Widows and Widowers in Retirement (POWR) Act, H.R. 1540, 116th Cong. (2019).
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