S. 2659 (97th): A bill to amend the Social Security Act to provide that disability benefits may not be terminated prior to completion of the reconsideration process including an evidentiary hearing, to provide that medicare entitlement shall continue through the administrative appeal process, and to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make quarterly reports with respect to the results to periodic reviews of disability determinations.


Jun 22, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 22, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Sasser
Senator from Tennessee

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Summary (CRS)
6/22/1982--Introduced.Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the termination of disability benefits in the case of an individual who has been ...

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H.R. 6746 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 13, 1982

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Jun 22, 1982


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
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