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H.R. 5306: Know Your Social Security Act

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To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to clarify the mailing requirement relating to social security account statements.

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John Larson

Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 5, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Dec 5, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Ordered Reported on Dec 11, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 11, 2019.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Buchanans Bill to Help Americans Plan For Retirement Passes Key Committee
    — Rep. Vern Buchanan [R-FL16] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 12, 2019

Higgins Urging Action to Strengthen Social Security
    — Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 31, 2020

Neal Opening Statement at Markup of Social Security and Tax...
    — Rep. Richard Neal [D-MA1] on Dec 11, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 5306 will add $815 million in new spending through 2030.


Dec 5, 2019

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Dec 11, 2019
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H.R. 5306 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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