S. 3739 (94th): A bill to amend section 1451 of title 10, United States Code, to change the offset for social security under the survivor benefit plan from 100 percent to 50 percent.


Aug 6, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 6, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Beall Jr.

Senator from Maryland


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

8/6/1976--Introduced.Revises the armed forces survivor benefit plan to provide for a 50 percent offset (currently 100 percent) of social security benefits to which the survivor is entitled in determining the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 6, 1976

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3739”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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