H.R.4929 - Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] (Introduced 02/05/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/05/2018 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, 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. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4929 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/05/2018)
Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act
This bill requires the Social Security Administration (SSA) to pay to states their reasonable costs for compiling and sharing records of deaths with the SSA. Under current law, the SSA is not required to pay the states but may choose to do so.
The SSA may share the death data with federal and state agencies for various purposes. Such purposes include ensuring proper payments of benefits and tax administration duties.
The Office of Management and Budget shall develop a plan to help federal and state agencies and Indian tribes use the death data.