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H.R. 7446 (96th): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to increase the personal needs allowance for institutionalized recipients to thirty dollars per individual and sixty dollars per couple.

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May 28, 1980
96th Congress (1979–1980)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 28, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Edward Beard

Representative for Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district




May 28, 1980

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H.R. 7446 (96th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 7446. This is the one from the 96th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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