H.R. 5886 (97th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 and the Social Security Act to provide that fully insured individuals reaching the age of 65 may elect to institute a moratorium on old age insurance benefits, employee taxes and employer taxes, in order to continue working until choosing to retire.



Mar 18, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 18, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Clair Burgener

Representative for California's 43rd congressional district



Mar 18, 1982

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