H.R.3366 - Illegal Garnishment Prevention Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Introduced 07/28/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/31/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3366 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/28/2009)
Illegal Garnishment Prevention Act - Prohibits funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, or the Commissioner of Social Security for FY2010 or any fiscal year thereafter from being used to promote or otherwise encourage recipients of veterans benefits or benefits paid under title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to use direct deposit for the payment of such benefits until: (1) the Secretary of the Treasury promulgates rules establishing procedures to ensure that such benefits are protected from attachment and garnishment; and (2) at least five of the seven members of the advisory committee established under this Act concur in advising the Secretary that such procedures provide adequate safeguards.
Establishes a Social Security Benefits Protection from Attachment or Garnishment Advisory Committee.