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S. 2016: Social Security Disability Insurance Return to Work Act of 2019

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A bill to help individuals receiving disability insurance benefits under title II of the Social Security Act obtain rehabilitative services and return to the workforce, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Tom Cotton

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Arkansas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2019
Length: 16 pages
Jun 27, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jun 27, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 27, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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Jun 27, 2019

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S. 2016 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2016. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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