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H.R. 5306 (116th): Know Your Social Security Act of 2019


The text of the bill below is as of Dec 2, 2020 (Reported by House Committee). The bill was not enacted into law.


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Union Calendar No. 506

116th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5306

[Report No. 116–616]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 5, 2019

(for himself and Mr. Buchanan) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

December 2, 2020

Additional sponsors: Mr. Suozzi, Mr. Schneider, Mr. Danny K. Davis of Illinois, Mr. Higgins of New York, Mr. Rice of South Carolina, Mr. Reed, Ms. Sánchez, Mr. Pascrell, Mrs. Murphy of Florida, Mr. Brendan F. Boyle of Pennsylvania, Mr. Kildee, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Ms. Wild, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Cartwright, Ms. Pingree, Mr. Kind, Ms. Lofgren, Mr. Carter of Texas, Mr. Pocan, Mr. Golden, Mr. Murphy of North Carolina, Mr. Carter of Georgia, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Westerman, Mr. Brindisi, Mr. Steube, Mr. Grothman, Mr. Soto, Mr. Kelly of Mississippi, Mr. Reschenthaler, Mr. Joyce of Pennsylvania, Mr. Smith of Missouri, Mrs. Miller, Mr. Rouzer, Ms. Stefanik, Mr. Bergman, Mr. Crist, and Mr. Butterfield

December 2, 2020

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic

For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on December 5, 2019


A BILL

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


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Know Your Social Security Act of 2019.

2.

Clarification of requirement to mail social security account statements

(a)

In general

Section 1143 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1320b-13) is amended—

(1)

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

(2)

in subsection (c)(2)—

(A)

by striking Beginning not later than and inserting (A) Beginning not later than;

(B)

by inserting by mail after provide; and

(C)

by adding at the end the following:

(B)

In any case in which an eligible individual described in subparagraph (A) responds to an annual inquiry by the Commissioner relating to the mailing of the individual’s statement by making an election that such statement for such year be provided in electronic form only, the requirements of this paragraph shall be deemed to be satisfied for such year with respect to the individual.

.

(b)

Effective date

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.

December 2, 2020

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed