H.R. 12972 (95th): A bill to amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to remove certain work disincentives for the disabled under the supplemental security income benefits program.


Jun 5, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on August 1, 1978 but was never passed by the Senate.


Martha Keys
Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
(Report to Senate from the Committee on Finance with amendment, S. Rept. 95-1312) Amends Title XVI (Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled) of the Social Security Act ...

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Jun 5, 1978
Passed House
Aug 1, 1978


8 cosponsors (7D, 1R) (show)
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