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H.R. 5595 (99th): Employment Opportunities for Disabled Americans Act


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 (including the work incentive provisions in section 1619 of such Act) will more realistically and more equitably reflect the needs and circumstances of applicants and recipients thereunder.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Sep 25, 1986
99th Congress (1985–1986)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 10, 1986

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 10, 1986.

Law
Pub.L. 99-643
Sponsor

Harold Ford

Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Nov 10, 1986

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History

Sep 25, 1986
 
Introduced

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Sep 25, 1986
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 30, 1986
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 30, 1986
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 8, 1986
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 18, 1986
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 10, 1986
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 5595 (99th) 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. 5595. This is the one from the 99th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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