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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Disability Benefit Fairness Act of 2007

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the 5-month waiting period for entitlement to disability benefits and to eliminate reconsideration as an intervening step between initial benefit entitlement decisions and subsequent hearings on the record on such decisions.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/04/2007Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
01/11/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Social Security.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
01/04/2007Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/04/2007Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] 09/07/2007

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means01/04/2007 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security01/11/2007 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/04/2007)

Disability Benefit Fairness Act of 2007 - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to eliminate: (1) the five-month waiting period for an individual (including a disabled widow or widower) to be eligible for benefits based on disability; and (2) any intervening reconsideration from the review process governing decisions on benefit entitlement.