H.R. 3274 (97th): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to terminate the payment of benefits thereunder to inmates of penal institutions.


Apr 28, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 28, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Collins

Representative for Texas's 3rd congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

4/28/1981--Introduced.Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the payment of title II benefits to an incarcerated felon during any month of ... Read more >

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Apr 28, 1981

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3274”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (14R, 5D) (show)
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H.R. 4900 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 4, 1981

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