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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2016

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the five month waiting period for disability insurance benefits for individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Actions Overview (1)

05/10/2016Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

05/20/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Social Security.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
05/10/2016Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/10/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (55)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2]* 05/10/2016
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 05/11/2016
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 05/11/2016
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 05/11/2016
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 05/11/2016
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13] 05/16/2016
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 05/16/2016
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 05/16/2016
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 05/16/2016
Rep. Ribble, Reid J. [R-WI-8] 05/17/2016
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 05/17/2016
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6] 05/17/2016
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 05/24/2016
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 05/24/2016
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] 05/24/2016
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] 05/24/2016
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 05/24/2016
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 06/07/2016
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 06/07/2016
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] 06/07/2016
Rep. Costello, Ryan A. [R-PA-6] 06/07/2016
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] 06/10/2016
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 06/10/2016
Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1] 06/10/2016
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 06/10/2016
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] 06/10/2016
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 06/10/2016
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 06/10/2016
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13] 06/10/2016
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] 06/22/2016
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] 06/22/2016
Rep. Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R-WA-3] 06/22/2016
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [R-PA-8] 07/07/2016
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32] 07/07/2016
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] 07/07/2016
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] 07/14/2016
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 07/14/2016
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 07/14/2016
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 07/14/2016
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] 07/14/2016
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 09/08/2016
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] 09/08/2016
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 09/08/2016
Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4] 09/08/2016
Rep. Stefanik, Elise M. [R-NY-21] 09/08/2016
Rep. MacArthur, Thomas [R-NJ-3] 09/13/2016
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 09/13/2016
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27] 09/13/2016
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11] 11/14/2016
Rep. Curbelo, Carlos [R-FL-26] 11/14/2016
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 11/14/2016
Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] 11/14/2016
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] 12/07/2016
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10] 12/07/2016
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 12/08/2016

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means05/10/2016 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security05/20/2016 Referred to

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Subjects (3)

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Introduced in House (05/10/2016)

ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2016

This bill amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to eliminate the five-month waiting period for disability insurance benefits for individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and require their payment starting the first month during all of which the individual is under a disability and in which the individual becomes entitled to the benefits.