H.R. 8018 (94th): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide that when an adverse decision is made on a claim for benefits thereunder, the claimant shall have the right to reconsideration, including an informal conference and a statement of the case, prior to hearing; to impose time limits and make other improvements in the procedures for determining such claims; and to regularize the appointment of administrative law judges hearing such claims.


Jun 18, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 18, 1975, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bernice Sisk

Representative for California's 16th congressional district


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6/18/1975--Introduced.Provides under the Social Security Act that an Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance claimant shall be entitled to an informal conference reconsidering an initial adverse decision concerning such claimant's eligibility ... Read more >

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Jun 18, 1975

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H.R. 9917 (identical)

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Last Action: Sep 30, 1975

H.R. 9779 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 23, 1975

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