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115th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 6084


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             July 25, 2018

     Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

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                                 AN ACT


 
 To amend title VII of the Social Security Act to provide for a single 
point of contact at the Social Security Administration for individuals 
                   who are victims of identity theft.

    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 ``Improving Social Security's Service 
to Victims of Identity Theft Act''.

SEC. 2. SINGLE POINT OF CONTACT FOR IDENTITY THEFT VICTIMS.

    (a) In General.--Title VII of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 
901 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:

``SECTION 714. SINGLE POINT OF CONTACT FOR IDENTITY THEFT VICTIMS.

    ``(a) In General.--The Commissioner of Social Security shall 
establish and implement procedures to ensure that any individual whose 
social security account number has been misused (such as to 
fraudulently obtain benefits under title II, VIII, or XVI of this Act, 
in a manner that affects an individual's records at the Social Security 
Administration, or in a manner that prompts the individual to request a 
new social security account number) has a single point of contact at 
the Social Security Administration throughout the resolution of the 
individual's case. The single point of contact shall track the 
individual's case to completion and coordinate with other units to 
resolve issues as quickly as possible.
    ``(b) Single Point of Contact.--
            ``(1) In general.--For purposes of subsection (a), the 
        single point of contact shall consist of a team or subset of 
        specially trained employees who--
                    ``(A) have the ability to coordinate with other 
                units to resolve the issues involved in the 
                individual's case, and
                    ``(B) shall be accountable for the case until its 
                resolution.
            ``(2) Team or subset.--The employees included within the 
        team or subset described in paragraph (1) may change as 
        required to meet the needs of the Social Security 
        Administration, provided that procedures have been established 
        to--
                    ``(A) ensure continuity of records and case 
                history, and
                    ``(B) notify the individual when appropriate.''.
    (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall 
take effect 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act.

            Passed the House of Representatives July 24, 2018.

            Attest:

                                                 KAREN L. HAAS,

                                                                 Clerk.

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