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

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.

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Sponsor and status


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



Jan 28, 1976

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H.R. 11555 (94th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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