H.R.5833 - To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for the direct payment of attorney fees and costs to the attorney representing a prevailing party in certain Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income claims, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] (Introduced 04/17/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||04/28/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5833 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/17/2008)
Amends the federal judicial code to provide for the direct payment of attorney fees to the attorney representing a prevailing party in civil actions involving Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income Claims under titles II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) and XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act.
Declares that such fees shall not be subject to offset due to a claim of the United States against the prevailing party.