H.R. 872 (98th): A bill to amend the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 with regard to the definition of the term “spouse”.

Introduced:

Jan 25, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 25, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

James Oberstar

Representative for Minnesota's 8th congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
1/25/1983--Introduced.Amends the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 to redefine the term "spouse" by excluding requirements that the spouse be a member of the annuitant's household or receiving support from or ... Read more >
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Railroad Retirement Solvency Act of 1983

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 12, 1983

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History

Introduced
Jan 25, 1983

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9 cosponsors (8D, 1R) (show)
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