H.R.3332 - Attorney Fee Payment System Improvement Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-22] (Introduced 11/16/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||11/27/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Social Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3332 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Attorney Fee Payment System Improvement Act of 2001 - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to: (1) increase from $4,000 to $5,200 the maximum allowable attorney fee; and (2) cap the amount of attorney assessments at $100.
Introduced in House (11/16/2001)
Amends SSA title XVI (Supplemental Security Income) to prescribe a fee payment system for attorneys representing individuals filing claims for past-due benefits in the SSI program. Caps attorney fees at 25 percent of such past-due benefits. Requires the Commissioner of Social Security to assess such an attorney up to $100.