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H.R. 5127 (98th): Retirement Equity Act of 1983

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A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to improve the delivery of retirement benefits and provide for greater equity under private pension plans for workers and their spouses and dependents by taking into account changes in work patterns, the status of marriage as an economic partnership, and the substantial contribution to that partnership of spouses who work both in and outside the home, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Mar 14, 1984
98th Congress (1983–1984)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Sponsor

John Hammerschmidt

Representative for Arkansas's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Source

History

Mar 14, 1984
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5127 (98th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5127. This is the one from the 98th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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