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.
Representative for New York's 17th congressional district
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- 3/9/1983--Introduced.Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to entitle the divorced spouse of a fully insured individual to husband's or wife's insurance benefits ...
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 20, 1983
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