About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the earnings limitation, to provide benefits for husbands, widowers, and fathers on the same basis as wives, widows, and mothers, to eliminate the 5-month waiting period for disability benefits, to provide for the payment of benefits to an individual through the month of his or her death, to provide an optional exemption from coverage for individuals 65 years of age and over, and to provide that a beneficiary's marriage or remarriage will not affect his or her benefits; and to amend title XVIII of such act to authorize direct payments to physicians and other providers at their option under the supplementary medical insurance programs.
- Summary (CRS)
1/28/1976--Introduced.Social Security Reform Amendments - Repeals the earnings limitation under title II (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act. Provides benefits under such title to husbands, widowers, ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Jan 28, 1976
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 11555”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 11555 — 94th Congress: Social Security Reform Amendments. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/hr11555
“H.R. 11555 — 94th Congress: Social Security Reform Amendments.” www.GovTrack.us. 1976. November 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/hr11555>
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