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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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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 16822 — 93rd Congress: Social Security Amendments. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/93/hr16822
“H.R. 16822 — 93rd Congress: Social Security Amendments.” www.GovTrack.us. 1974. May 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/93/hr16822>
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