H.R. 944 (98th): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide that no benefits thereunder may be paid to convicted criminals who are inmates of penal institutions.

Introduced:

Jan 26, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 26, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Berkley Bedell
Representative for Iowa's 6th congressional district
Democrat

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
1/26/1983--Introduced.Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the payment of title II benefits to an incarcerated felon during any month of ...

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H.R. 4962 (97th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 13, 1981

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 20, 1983

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History

Introduced
Jan 26, 1983

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