S. 2700 (97th): A bill to amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to exclude from resources burial plots and niches and certain funds set aside for burial or cremation expenses for purposes of the supplemental security income program.


Jun 30, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 30, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Howard Cannon

Senator from Nevada


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6/30/1982--Introduced.Amends title XVI (Supplemental Security Income) of the Social Security Act to exclude from an individual's resources in determining SSI eligibility: (1) any burial plot or niche; and (2) any ... Read more >

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Jun 30, 1982

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2700”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (6D, 3R) (show)
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