H.R. 678 (98th): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act and chapter 21 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide social security coverage for Members of Congress.


Jan 6, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dennis “Denny” Smith

Representative for Oregon's 5th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

1/6/1983--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code and title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to provide coverage under the Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 6, 1983

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 678”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (5R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3657 (97th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 20, 1981

H.R. 1900 (Related)
Social Security Amendments of 1983

Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 20, 1983

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