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H.R. 2954: Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2021

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To increase retirement savings, simplify and clarify retirement plan rules, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Richard Neal

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

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Last Updated: May 4, 2021
Length: 146 pages
May 4, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Ordered Reported on May 5, 2021

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83 Cosponsors (44 Democrats, 39 Republicans)

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

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Chairman Neal Opening Statement at Committee Markup of Views and Estimates Letter and Bill to Strengthen Retirement Security
    — Rep. Richard Neal [D-MA1] (Sponsor) on May 5, 2021

Rep. Sewell Introduces Legislation Reducing Barriers for Part-Time Employees to Begin Saving for Retirement
    — Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL7] (Co-sponsor) on May 7, 2021

Ways and Means Committee passes bipartisan legislation to help Americans achieve financial security in retirement
    — Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA16] (Co-sponsor) on May 5, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 2954 will add $70 million in new spending through 2026.


May 4, 2021

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May 5, 2021
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H.R. 2954 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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