H.R. 11555 (94th): Social Security Reform Amendments


Jan 28, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 28, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Conlan

Representative for Arizona's 4th congressional district


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, ... Read more >

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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