H.R. 12368 (95th): Social Security Financing Amendments


Apr 25, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 25, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Ketchum

Representative for California's 18th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, to strengthen the financing of the social security system, to provide for a gradual increase in retirement age, to improve the treatment of women through the establishment of a working spouse's benefits and to eliminate gender-based discrimination, to provide coverage under the system for Federal employees, to increase and ultimately repeal the earnings limitation, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/25/1978--Introduced.Social Security Financing Amendments - TitleI - Provisions to Improve the Financing of the Old Age-Survivors, and Disability Insurance ProgramAmends the Internal Revenue Code to increase the rate of tax ... Read more >

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Apr 25, 1978

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8 cosponsors (8R) (show)
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H.R. 12491 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 2, 1978

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