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Short Titles as Introduced

Social Security Number Privacy and Protection Act of 2004

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Official Title as Introduced

To reduce the risk of identity theft by limiting the use of Social Security account numbers on certain Government-issued identification cards and Government documents.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
07/15/2004Introduced in House

All Actions (8)

Date
10/05/2004Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
07/19/2004Referred to the Subcommittee on Social Security.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
07/15/2004Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
Action By: House of Representatives
07/15/2004Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Action By: House of Representatives
07/15/2004Referred to House Armed Services
Action By: House of Representatives
07/15/2004Referred to House Ways and Means
Action By: House of Representatives
07/15/2004Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, Energy and Commerce, and Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/15/2004Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (5)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26]* 07/15/2004
Rep. Gillmor, Paul E. [R-OH-5]* 07/15/2004
Rep. Paul, Ron [R-TX-14]* 07/15/2004
Rep. Harris, Katherine [R-FL-13]* 07/15/2004
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-44]* 07/15/2004

Committees (4)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means07/15/2004 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security07/19/2004 Referred to
House Armed Services07/15/2004 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce07/15/2004 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs07/15/2004 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health10/05/2004 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/15/2004)

Social Security Number Privacy and Protection Act of 2004 - Directs the Director of Selective Service to alter the form of the Selective Service reminder mailback card, or the method by which the card is submitted to the Selective Service System, to reduce the risk of theft of Social Security account numbers included as part of the identifying information required from persons presenting themselves for registration under the Military Selective Service Act.

Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to eliminate the Social Security account number from Medicare, Medicaid (SSA title XIX), and SCHIP (SSA title XXI (State Children's Health Insurance) identification cards.

Amends Federal veterans' benefits law to eliminate the Social Security account number from veterans health care identification cards issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Expresses the sense of Congress that health insurers should not use Social Security account numbers on insurance identification or claims cards issued to beneficiaries, but should substitute another identification code or number instead.