H.R. 5341 (98th): SSI Equitable Improvements and Reform Amendments of 1984


Apr 3, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 19, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Fortney “Pete” Stark

Representative for California's 9th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to make necessary improvements in the SSI program with the objective of assuring that such program will more realistically and more equitably reflect the needs and circumstances of applicants and recipients thereunder.

Summary (CRS)

4/3/1984--Introduced.SSI Equitable Improvements and Reform Amendments of 1984 - TitleI - Treatment of IncomeAmends title XVI (Supplemental Security Income) of the Social Security Act to exclude from income unearned income ... Read more >

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Apr 3, 1984

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Sep 19, 1984
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5341”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


76 cosponsors (75D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2569 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 12, 1984

H.R. 4170 (Related)
Deficit Reduction Act of 1984

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 18, 1984

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