About the bill
The last time Social Security was truly reformed took place with a Democratic House and a Republican president, so could that happen again now?
Social Security’s costs are projected to overtake its expenses starting next year, in 2020. Worse still, the program is projected to become entirely insolvent — meaning they essentially won’t have any money left to pay out benefits at all — in 2035. (See page 5 in that PDF link.)
(Although at least it’s actually in better shape than Medicare, which is projected to go insolvent even sooner: in 2024.)
Many say Social Security is heading towards the abyss because it hasn’t been fundamentally reformed since 1983. Then, a Democratic-led House and a Republican President Ronald Reagan joined forces to change the payment …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 30, 2019
Length: 42 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on January 30, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
Jul 30, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1904 (114th).
Apr 16, 2018
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2671 (115th).
Jan 30, 2019
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S. 269 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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