H.R. 6554 (93rd): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act so as to liberalize the conditions governing eligibility of blind persons to receive disability insurance benefits thereunder.

Introduced:

Apr 4, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 4, 1973, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

James Burke

Representative for Massachusetts's 11th congressional district

Democrat

See Instead:

H.R. 12016 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Dec 18, 1973

H.R. 11305 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 7, 1973

H.R. 10559 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 26, 1973

H.R. 10468 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 24, 1973

H.R. 10062 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 5, 1973

H.R. 10050 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 5, 1973

H.R. 10046 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 5, 1973

S. 2359 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Aug 3, 1973

H.R. 9928 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Aug 3, 1973

H.R. 9779 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Aug 1, 1973

H.R. 9638 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jul 26, 1973

H.R. 9357 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jul 17, 1973

H.R. 9074 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 29, 1973

H.R. 8888 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 21, 1973

H.R. 8836 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 20, 1973

H.R. 8567 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 11, 1973

H.R. 8481 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 7, 1973

H.R. 8281 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 31, 1973

H.R. 8036 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 22, 1973

H.R. 7885 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 16, 1973

H.R. 7872 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 16, 1973

H.R. 7572 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 7, 1973

H.R. 6981 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Apr 16, 1973

H.R. 6980 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Apr 16, 1973

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
4/4/1973--Introduced.Provides, under title II (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act, that persons who are blind and have at least six quarters of coverage shall be eligible ... Read more >
Related Bills

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H.R. 6954 (94th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 14, 1975

H.R. 12016 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 18, 1973

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History

Introduced
Apr 4, 1973

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