Text: H.R.3594 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/28/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3594


To amend title II of the Social Security Act to protect the Social Security Trust Funds from overpayment discharge during bankruptcy proceedings, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 28, 2017

Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas (for himself and Ms. Jenkins of Kansas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to protect the Social Security Trust Funds from overpayment discharge during bankruptcy proceedings, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Social Security Debt Recovery Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Clarification of the treatment of overpayments.

Section 207 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 407) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(d) (1) The amount of any overpayment of benefits to an individual under this title, and any obligation of the individual to repay such overpayment, shall be determined solely under this title.

“(2) No other provision of law, including title 11 of the United States Code, may be construed to limit, supersede, or otherwise modify the provisions of this subsection except to the extent that it does so by express reference to this subsection.”.