H.R. 908 (97th): A bill to amend title XVI of the Social Security Act and related laws to extend the supplemental security income benefits program to Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam on the same basis as the States.


Jan 19, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 19, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frederick Richmond

Representative for New York's 14th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

1/19/1981--Introduced.Amends Title XVI (Supplemental Security Income Program) of the Social Security Act to extend benefits to Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam on the same basis as the States. Read more >

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Jan 19, 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. 908”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1N) (show)
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H.R. 4754 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 15, 1981

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