H. R. 5306
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
December 5, 2019
Mr. Larson of Connecticut (for himself and Mr. Buchanan) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to clarify the mailing requirement relating to social security account statements.
This Act may be cited as the
Know Your Social Security Act.
Clarification of requirement to mail social security account statements
Section 1143 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1320b–13) is amended—
in subsection (a)(1), by adding at the end the following:
Such statement shall be provided by mail unless the requesting individual chooses electronic delivery for that request.; and
in subsection (c)(2)—
Beginning not later than and inserting
(A) Beginning not later than;
by mail after
by adding at the end the following:
In any case in which the Commissioner determines that an eligible individual described in subparagraph (A)—
has accessed their statement electronically during the 1-year period ending on any date on which the Commissioner would otherwise be required to provide such statement by mail in accordance with this paragraph; and
has declined to receive their statement by mail for such period,
The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to social security account statements required to be provided after the date of the enactment of this Act.