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H.R. 15630 (94th): Disability Insurance Amendments

A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide separate and increased financing for the disability insurance program, to modify and perfect work incentive and vocational rehabilitation provisions affecting disabled workers, to provide regulatory authority for a more explicit definition of disability, to require that the contractual agreements with the State agencies determining disability are consistent with effective and uniform administration of the disability program and provide the Secretary with authority to terminate agreements with State agencies which do not carry out their agreements, and otherwise to improve the soundness and administration of such program, to amend title XVIII of such act to eliminate the requirement that months in the medicare waiting period be consecutive.

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Sponsor and status


Sep 20, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 20, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Burke

Representative for Massachusetts's 11th congressional district



Sep 20, 1976

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H.R. 15630 (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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