H.R. 3755 (98th): Social Security Disability Benefits Reform Act of 1984


Aug 3, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 9, 1984

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 9, 1984.


Pub.L. 98-460


James “Jake” Pickle

Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 9, 1984

About the bill

Full Title

An act to amend titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act to provide for reform in the disability determination process.

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Aug 3, 1983

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 27, 1983
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Mar 27, 1984
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

May 22, 1984
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Sep 19, 1984
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report.

Oct 9, 1984
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 9, 1984
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

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