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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 17th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 7, 2019
Length: 14 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 7, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
18 Cosponsors (10 Democrats, 8 Republicans)
Ordered Reported — May 15, 2019
Passed Senate (House next) — Jun 30, 2020
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Ted Budd Launches Series to Cut Government Waste”
— Rep. Ted Budd [R-NC13] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 14, 2020
“Steil Joins Group of House and Senate Colleagues to Bring Additional Oversight to Economic Impact Payments, Prevent Payments to Deceased Individuals”
— Rep. Bryan Steil [R-WI1] (Co-sponsor) on May 11, 2020
Apr 23, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2003 (114th).
Feb 5, 2018
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4929 (115th).
May 7, 2019
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H.R. 2543 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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