H.R. 12345 (93rd): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to increase to $750 in all cases the amount of the lump-sum death payment thereunder.


Jan 29, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 29, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Hudnut III

Representative for Indiana's 11th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

1/29/1974--Introduced.Increases the amount of the lump-sum death payment under title II (Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act. Read more >

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Jan 29, 1974

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 12345”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 17460 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 19, 1974

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