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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to clarify that the value of certain funeral and burial arrangements are not to be considered available resources under the supplemental security income program.

Actions Overview (1)

03/08/2012Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

03/13/2012Referred to the Subcommittee on Human Resources.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
03/08/2012Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/08/2012Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (6)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Whitfield, Ed [R-KY-1] 03/20/2012
Rep. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI-9] 03/20/2012
Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7] 03/26/2012
Rep. Pence, Mike [R-IN-6] 03/26/2012
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4] 05/10/2012
Rep. Yoder, Kevin [R-KS-3] 05/10/2012

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means03/08/2012 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Resources03/13/2012 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/08/2012)

Amends title XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act to provide that the value of certain prepaid funeral and burial arrangements involving an irrevocable trust whose named beneficiary is the funeral provider are not to be considered, under the SSI program, as resources available to the individual.

Includes among such arrangements a life insurance policy irrevocably assigning benefits covering funeral goods and services to: (1) a funeral provider, or (2) an irrevocable trust fully funding such goods and services and naming the funeral provider as the trust beneficiary.