H.R. 2044 (98th): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide that the divorced spouse of a fully insured individual shall be eligible to receive spouse’s insurance benefits (if otherwise qualified under the applicable criteria for such benefits) even though such insured individual has not yet actually become entitled to old-age or disability insurance benefits.



Mar 9, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 9, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Theodore Weiss

Representative for New York's 17th congressional district



Mar 9, 1983

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