S.2005 - Social Security Disability Insurance and Unemployment Benefits Double Dip Elimination Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Vitter, David [R-LA] (Introduced 08/06/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/06/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2005 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/06/2015)
Social Security Disability Insurance and Unemployment Benefits Double Dip Elimination Act
This bill amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to declare that for any week in whole or in part within a month that an individual is paid or determined to be eligible for unemployment compensation he or she shall be deemed to have engaged in substantial gainful activity and so be disqualified from receiving Social Security disability benefits after a certain period has elapsed.
States that, for purposes of determining services rendered by an individual during a period of trial work which will not disqualify the individual for disability benefits, the individual shall be deemed to have rendered services in a month if he or she is entitled to unemployment compensation or trade adjustment assistance for that month.