H.R. 1900 (98th): Social Security Amendments of 1983
Mar 3, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Apr 20, 1983
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 20, 1983.
Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 20, 1983
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- Full Title
A bill to assure the solvency of the Social Security Trust Funds, to reform the medicare reimbursement of hospitals, to extend the Federal supplemental compensation program, and for other purposes.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 1983
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 9, 1983
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TO AMEND H.R. 1900, A BILL REVISING THE SOCIAL SECURITY RETIREMENT PROGRAM TO ASSURE THE SOLVENCY OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY TRUST FUNDS; CHANGING THE WAY HOSPITALS ARE REIMBURSED FOR TREATING MEDICARE PATIENTS; EXTENDING THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS PROGRAM; AND REVISING BENEFITS UNDER THE SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME PROGRAM FOR THE AGED, BLIND AND DISABLED POOR. THE PICKLE AMENDMENT GRADUALLY RAISES THE NORMAL SOCIAL SECURITY RETIREMENT AGE FROM 65 TO 67 AFTER THE YEAR 2000, DELETES PROVISIONS OF THE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE BILL THAT WOULD REDUCE INITIAL BENEFIT LEVELS BEGINNING IN THE YEAR 2000; AND RAISES PAYROLL TAXES BEGINNING IN THE YEAR 2015. (MOTION PASSED)Mar 9, 1983 midnight
unknown 228/202TO AMEND H.R. 1900 SO AS TO SUBSTITUTE A .53 PERCENTAGE POINT INCREASE IN THE PAYROLL TAX RATE PAID BY BOTH EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES, EFFECTIVE IN THE YEAR 2010, FOR THE LONG-TERM BENEFIT CUTS AND PAYROLL TAX INCREASES IN THE COMMITTEE BILL. (MOTION FAILED)Mar 9, 1983 midnight
unknown 132/296TO AMEND H.R. 1900 SO AS TO GRADUALLY RAISE THE NORMAL SOCIAL SECURITY RETIREMENT AGE FROM 65 TO 67 AFTER THE YEAR 2000, AND TO DELETE PROVISIONS THAT WOULD REDUCE INITIAL BENEFIT LEVELS BEGINNING IN THE YEAR 2000 AND RAISE PAYROLL TAXES BEGINNING IN THE YEAR 2015. (MOTION PASSED)Mar 9, 1983 midnight
unknown 230/200Mar 9, 1983 midnight
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