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H.R. 2954: Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2022

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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: Mar 30, 2022
Length: 140 pages
May 4, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 29, 2022

This bill passed in the House on March 29, 2022 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

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103 Cosponsors (55 Democrats, 48 Republicans)

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

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Maloney Touts Prescription Drug Savings for Seniors at Armonk Town Hall
    — Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY18] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 26, 2022

Congressman Higgins Announces Approval of Legislation that Protects & Expands Retirement Saving Opportunities
    — Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 30, 2022

Portman Delivers Opening Remarks at Senate Finance Committee Mark-up to Consider Cardin-Portman Retirement Savings Legislation
    — Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] on Jun 22, 2022

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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
Ordered Reported

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Mar 25, 2022
Text Published

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Mar 29, 2022
Passed House (Senate next)

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Mar 29, 2022
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means

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