H.R. 5005 (98th): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the disparity between the benefits payable to individuals who retired in or after 1979 (when the decoupling changes in the benefit formula became effective) and the benefits payable to individuals similarly situated who retired before that year, by providing that the benefits payable to the former individuals may never be less than those payable to the latter.


Mar 1, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 1, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frank Harrison
Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district

See Instead:

H.R. 5106 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 13, 1984

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Summary (CRS)
3/1/1984--Introduced.Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to provide that the primary insurance amount for individuals who retired in or after 1979 shall ...

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H.R. 5106 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 13, 1984

H.R. 3013 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 12, 1983

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Mar 1, 1984


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