A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to increase minimum benefits, to improve benefits computation, to liberalize widow's and widower's benefits, to liberalize disability benefits, to repeal the earnings test, to provide an optional exemption from coverage for persons over 65, and to improve financing; to amend title XVIII of such act to expand coverage under the medicare program; and for other purposes.
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Sep 24, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 24, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district
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H.R. 16822 (93rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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