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H.R. 7499: Social Security COVID Correction and Equity Act

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To prevent an unintended drop in Social Security benefits due to COVID-19 and the application of the National Average Wage Index, and improve Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits on an emergency basis.

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Sponsor and status

John Larson

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

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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2020
Length: 31 pages
Jul 9, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jul 9, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 9, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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

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What legislators are saying

Larson Condemns Republican Attempt to Add the TRUST Act to Next COVID Relief Bill
    — Rep. John Larson [D-CT1] (Sponsor) on Jul 23, 2020

Larson Opening Statement at Social Security Subcommittee Hearing on the Impact of COVID-19 on Social Security and its Beneficiaries
    — Rep. John Larson [D-CT1] (Sponsor) on Jul 17, 2020

Larson Holds Hearing on COVID-19 Effects on Social Security
    — Rep. John Larson [D-CT1] (Sponsor) on Jul 17, 2020

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Jul 9, 2020

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