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1/23/1981--Introduced.Amends the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 to direct that benefits payable to a parent of a deceased railroad employee under such Act shall be equal to those that the ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Jan 23, 1981
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Jan 25, 1983
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 865 (98th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1261”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
5 cosponsors (4D, 1R)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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H.R. 865 (98th)
was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 1983
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